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Giuseppina Eugenia BARRUERO

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For De Amicis she was the inspiration for the character “la maestrina dalla penna rossa” described in the famous book “Heart”. She died at the age of 97 and the italian newspaper “la Domenica del Corriere” reported the news on its front page.

Monumental Cemetery of Turin
De Amicis