February 5, 2011
Surviving the Mob author Andrew DiDonato is interviewed by AOLNews on the recent organized-crime bust in New York, sharing his experience of family ties in the Mafia.
“My uncle became a larger-than-life figure,” he said, explaining that he hooked up with the mob around age 16. “All my neighbors were in organized crime. As my crime started to escalate, I started meeting a lot of guys in the life who were friendly with my uncle. I heard more about my uncle after he died and I started committing crimes with these guys.”
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