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Photo probably taken when Robert Nuccio and wife Mary Viotto returned to Italy after selling the grocery business to Joe Vivalda and John Gadeschi in 1923. The family did not stay in Italy as planned and returned to Los Angeles soon after. Photo of Robert Nuccio and his family. Adults, from left to right: Mary Viotto's mother "Nona", Robert Charles Nuccio and Mary Viotto. Children, from left to right: John Albert Nuccio and Chelestina Nuccio.