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My brush with death on Via del Corso

Cappelli, MFA, JD, PhD
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4 min readApr 19, 2024

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It’s a stunning, windy day in Roma, a city that’s usually my arrival point for another location in Italy. This visit, I’m en route to Sicily, then onto Venice for the Bianalli—if I make it. I’ve already had two near-death experiences, one on Via del Corso, when a lost tourist on…

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Cappelli, MFA, JD, PhD
Middle-Pause

Top Know Nothing Writer with way too many degrees who enjoys musing on life's absurdity.