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Nikkei Names: Writing Workshop in Burnaby, BC

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Sanzalone

My last name is Sanzalone.  It is Italian, specifically from Southern Italy.  It is not that common, but it is familiar as Italian, especially because it has a ‘z’.  Having a ‘z’ in your name is difficult because it is pronounced differently in the US and Canada.  It is easy to say my name to Japanese.  I just say 3-0-2 or san zero-ni!  Usually people remember!

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Photo taken and name story provided on July 26, 2014 at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre as a part of Discover Nikkei’s workshop warm-up excercise in conjunction with the More »


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