Chicago-area Man: Augie Barberi Celebrates 107th Birthday

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Chicago-area Man: Augie Barberi Celebrates 107th Birthday

A STORY FROM CHASING TIME: CHECK OUT THE STORY OF AUGIE BARBERI:

The lifespan of an average American man is 78 years, but by any standard, Augie Barberi is no ordinary man.

Barberi just celebrated his 107th birthday. Born in 1912, six years before the start of World War I, he has witnessed things that many of us only learned of through history books.

He is one of five children, born to Italian immigrants Augustine and Anna. They died when he was just a child.

The Interview Girl Foundation collects STORIES and shares those stories with the world. Augie Barberi’s story is brought to you by the Chicago Tribune and part of the Interview Girl Foundation’s CHASING TIME project.

Victoria
Victoria
Victoria is the founder of the Interview Girl Foundation. The Interview Girl Foundation is producing the film and book, Chasing Time (chasingtime.us). Victoria is a writer and a high school social studies teacher. She has a BA as well as three Masters Degrees (Language and Literacy, European History, and Italian). She is fluent in Italian. Currently, she is taking courses in gerontology. She loves to learn, to read, to write, to travel, everything about Italy, and to meet new people and hear their stories.

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