Do you recognize these Italian-Americans?
These stars celebrate their Italian heritage
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America was built by people from all across the globe, and the East Coast in particular has always had a strong Italian heritage. For years, Italian immigrants arrived in the United States looking for a better life. From 1880 to 1924 alone, it is estimated that over four million Italians immigrated to the US. Today, a few generations later, Italian-Americans celebrate their heritage and culture.
Click through the following gallery and get to know some of the most famous Italian-Americans, past and present.
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