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Angelo Siciliano, better known as “Charles Atlas”, was an Italian-American bodybuilder and entrepreneur who is considered a founding father of modern-day body-building and fitness. Born in Acriin the Calabria region, in 1892, ‘Angelino’ emigrated to the United States in 1904, at age 11, probably with his mother Teresa. His father, Santo, was a farmer and he came to the US six years before, in 1898, to join his brother Gennaro who (more)

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