Foreign News: Miraculous Bambino?

Very subdued and tearful was 21-year-old Signora Anna Donnarumma, in the village of Gragnano last fortnight, for she had just given birth to girl-twins.

Signor Donnarumma looked reproaches at Signora Donnarumma. The young wife could guess her husband's thoughts, for she knew that he had boasted in the village, "I shall have a son!" He had even bet on it. Now he would be laughed at, and perhaps he would hate her for making the villagers laugh. . . .

Half distracted by these thoughts Signora Anna prayed, fervently, wildly, to the Mother of...

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