SANT'AGATA DE' GOTI, ITALY - 13 November 2013: Mayor of Sant'Agata de' Goti Carmine Valentino, 41, poses for a portrait in the Council Chamber of the town hall of Sant'Agata de' Goti, Italy, on November 13th, 2013. “He made the American dream come true,” said Carmine Valentino, the
mayor of Sant’Agata. “But he didn’t forget his roots. It’s a message of hope for us all.”
Sant'Agata de' Goti is the town that Bill de Blasio’s maternal grandfather, Giovanni de Blasio, left over a
hundred years ago for the United States.