Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/6/2008

Nobel winner reunited with sister lost in WWII

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah geneticist Mario Capecchi got a bonus after winning the Nobel Prize for medicine last fall: He learned he has a younger sister.

Capecchi, 70, and half-sister Marlene Bonelli, 69, met last month in northern Italy. It was technically a reunion, but really more of an introduction; they were too young to remember when they were separated in the early days of World War II. for more click here

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