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Americanization is a splendid thing. Out of young immigrants it produces Secretary J. J. Davis' Editor Boks, Physicist Pupins. But there was an old school of immigrants who resisted Americanization while they contributed with varying degrees of importance, richness and intimacy to the life of the country. Last week a reporter for the New York Evening Post found a member of that school and told his story.

He came from Italy some 40 years ago, Carlo Salvatore Cicero, with shears and razors; a barber, aged 16. He found work in...

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