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Alessandra Brisotto

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Alessandra Brisotto

Alessandra Palombo was born and raised in Prato, close to Florence, Italy. After completing her studies, she worked for a travel agency for 10 years. She then moved to Bergamo, 25 miles east of Milan, where she worked for a travel agency and an airline company, before moving to the United States with her husband Paolo. She lived in Tampa Bay, Florida, for 10 years until she moved to Alpharetta, where she taught private Italian lessons. She currently teaches Italian to an advanced class at Italiano Language Center in Sandy Springs, and has now joined OLLI at Emory. She has two children, 21-year-old Marta and 16-year-old Pietro, both bilingual. She spends every summer with them visiting the family in Italy. She loves cats (she has two), playing tennis, and reading novels.

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