Caption from LIFE. "Antonio Magnani copes with his children and fat briefcase holding his entry papers." Ellis Island, 1950. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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Caption from LIFE. "Antonio Magnani copes with his children and fat briefcase holding his entry papers." Ellis Island, 1950. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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