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Crazy Cold Snap in Rome. Unbelievable Pictures.

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We have had an incredibly mild Winter. I love it.

We have friends in a place that is having one of the toughest winters in their long history. Italy has been getting killed.  It recently snowed eight inches in Rome. It is the most snow they have had in 25 years.  We have an Italian daughter, Miriam, who is from Rome.  She was our foreign exchange student for a whole year a couple of years ago. She is now 20 and before she came to Wisconsin she had never seen snow that stuck around for more than a few hours.

This past week the Colosseum was shut down.  Venice's famous canals were frozen.  People were told to stay inside. It was eerie.

Check out these crazy pictures.



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