No tinsel in Portici

thecuriousg_grinchThe Grinch: It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags.
Narrator: Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before.
The Grinch: Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…
Narrator: He thought…
The Grinch: …means a little bit more.   ~
Dr. Seuss / How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Is Portici Mayor Vincenzo Cuomo playing the Grinch?  It seems that he’s trying to rub out Christmas, but he’s actually giving a gift to his town – safer living and improved business conditions – by rubbing out the mob. Read about this mayor’s mission to restore order to this tiny Italian town.

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