Conflenti & Calabria by Dave Paola on Exposure
In 1921, my great-grandfather arrived in Ellis Island from Conflenti, Italy. Conflenti is a town of 500 people, none of which speak English, deep in the hills of Calabria in southern Italy. He rarely spoke of his hometown, we knew that he left behind a family; we knew he had a sister. In August of 2013, we travelled to Conflenti to find them and Calabria.