Years before I became Celeste Behe, CatholicMom.com Contributor, I was Celeste LaTassa, Kid-From-The-Bronx. At the time, I lived in a dumpy row home next door to a crazy opera singer, and a few lots down from a gutted social club.
It wasn’t easy being a LaTassa. A LaTassa kid got bullied on the neighborhood playground. A LaTassa kid got trainsick from riding in city subways. Worst of all, a LaTassa kid got weird birthday presents.
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