Laureato: graduating from university in Italy

When you graduate from college in Italy, you are laureate.  An Italian custom I find completely charming is the habit of the graduate wearing a laurel wreath to mark the occasion.

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Today I spotted this happy fellow, who clearly just graduated.  I followed him for a few steps:

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And then I asked him to pose for a picture.  Unfortunately, I caught him in an awkward pose, because he is a very handsome young man!

Auguri!

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