I was introduced to Italy as a little girl and fell in love with it immediately.

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I was introduced to Italy as a little girl and fell in love with it immediately. In all fairness, it is very hard not to fall in love with. ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ As @vanityfairitalia put together these images in support of Italy, I couldnโ€™t help but reminisce on all the beautiful memories I hold. In the past year, I spent most of my training in Italy and considered it my second home. I ate more pasta Genovese than anyone should be allowed to. I met new friends and a team who significantly impacted my outlook on the value of quality of work. On the roads, I improved my driving ( or worsened them๐Ÿ˜‚) as I often received slightly dramatic gestures from local taxi drivers. ๐Ÿ™ƒ And by looking back, I am also positively dreaming of the future. Visiting our friends in Positano for a sunset swim in the Amalfi, my little family in Old Bordighera for a spritz and salame board, and the crowded streets through Rome which I will never take for granted. As we navigate through so many unknowns together, letโ€™s do it with kindness, love, and optimismโ€”All the beautiful qualities Italia has shared with me. Please ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป #stayhome

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