The mayor of Riace, Domenico Lucano, poses for a photograph in Riace
The mayor of Riace, Domenico Lucano, poses for a photograph in Riace November 23, 2013. Riace is a small village in Calabria, a poor region in the south of Italy. Many of the village's former residents left in search of better opportunities elsewhere in Italy or abroad. In recent years, however, the mayor Domenico Lucano has introduced a scheme to encourage immigrants to come to Riace and breathe new life into the village. The immigrant's children have revitalized the local school, which suffered from a lack of students. Picture taken November 23, 2013. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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