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The Missionary Position

The Italian job.

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Dave Muhlestein: Pre-med/philosophy student/stage manager. Served his mission in Milan, Italy, 2002-2004

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Did Italians find it easy to confide in you?

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I loved their openness and willingness to share. I met people in the park who would share their life story with me. I remember having a half-hour conversation with a man my first week in Italy, and all I said was “si.” I have no idea what he talked about but it didn’t matter because he felt comfortable telling it to me.