Al Capone belonged to a relatively poor immigrant Italian family. The only way he found possible to turn the poor lifestyle of his family to a rich one was through crime. Though he belonged to a rather respectable and professional family, h turned to crime to earn his income.
Early in the year 1894, Al Capone’s father came to New York amongst many other immigrants looking to start their lives over. At the time, his father Gabriele was just thirty years old and had his degree from Naples. After graduating Gabriele had started his career in Naples as a barber. He was married to a woman named Teresina (Teresa). Teresa was pregnant with their third child while they already had two sons. Their eldest was Vincenzo and had an infant called Raffaele. In the year 1899, in mid-January Gabriele and his family moved to a place in Brooklyn. This is why Al Capone was born on January 17th of the same year.
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This particular area was a rather uncommon one and had all the tough individuals around who spent most of their time in the bars that surrounded the place. Like all other Italian families, Al Capone was no different. They were noisy and loud and appreciated food. However, little did anyone know that Al Capone would develop such great concern and love from the criminal world? It was eventually that the family moved to a more multicultural place that Al Capone was exposed to various people and able to strengthen his clan and eventually become the public’s worst