“The words that I don’t have how can I learn them?”
Daniel is a boy who lives in the Quarto Oggiaro neighborhood on the outskirts of Milan. The family situation and the environment in which he grows up are marked by violence and crime. The only way to create a place, to win the respect of others seems to be aggression. Daniel then chooses to become a school bully and then a bank robber.
“Do as you like. But without words what remains is violence “
Andrea Franzoso manages to give life to this story, telling it, as he knows well, dramatizing it: Daniel’s story could therefore be that of all boys like him, but it continues to be his story, that of a boy who in his descending into the depths of the abyss, he meets people who leave a seed in him, which gradually sprouts.
“In life there is no script already written: until the end you can decide to change the ending”
Daniel’s is a story with a happy ending, because he, despite numerous falls, manages to redeem himself, reaching the diploma and then the degree and winning an honest job.
Andrea was born in Cavarzere, in Veneto. He graduated in law, after a bachelor’s in philosophy and a master’s in business administration. He enters the Military Academy, then stays in the Carabinieri for eight years and takes leave with the rank of Captain. After four years spent by the Jesuits, he was hired by Ferrovie Nord Milano..
His story in this company, which was also covered by the national news, is told in his book Disobedient ! – being honest is the revolutionpublished by DeAgostini in 2017.CopyAMP code
Also thanks to him, his integrity and his courageous testimony, we owe Law 179 of 2017 for the protection of whistleblowers.
For school children, and their Civics teachers, he wrote the book Long live the constitution also published by DeAgostini in 2020.
After years of living in Milan, Andrea has recently decided to move to the mountains, fulfilling his dream of living away from the city and surrounded by nature.