The family Selva. 70 years ago my Dad's first cousin Jimmy Longino (one of 3 James Longinos from my branch of the family who were pilots in WW2) was shot down over Forli Italy. He was rescued and hid by the family Selva - at great risk to the lives of the 11 of them - while the other members of Jimmy's crew were all captured by the Germans. A year ago Daniel Celli of Rimini Italy contacted me for info on Jimmy - he was writing a book about him. I provided such help as I could so last week I got a 160 page PDF of the book. Next week we are leaving for England and then Florence - about 30 miles from Forli. On October 19th Celli will take Donna and me to meet the surviving members of those 11 who risked their lives to protect a stranger. Wow!