101 – Dr. Salvatore Forcina: Leaving Postwar Italy and Making a Life in Argentina and the United States

101 – Dr. Salvatore Forcina was born during World War II in Scauri, Italy in April of 1941, before moving to Argentina in 1949. As an adult, he moved to the United States, where he completed two different residencies in general and vascular surgery and built a life. Dr. Forcina’s recently published book, The American Doctor documents his struggles and successes as an immigrant to two countries.


1:30 – Sal’s early live; postwar Italy and moving to Argentina; influence of his parents and emphasis on schooling 

9:00 – Facism in Italy 

12:00 – Life in Argentina, learning Spanish 

20:00 – Overcoming Adversity: The Road is Never Straight or Smooth 

24:00 – Moving to the United States in 1969; Finding Love 

30:00 – Perseverance 

41:00 – Being a Good Man 

46:00 – Motivation for writing The American Doctor 

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