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Raspantini: On the Scene Early
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Seen pictured on the right below at the age of 10, Michael Raspantini stands next to his late, great aunt Mary D'Esposito, the individual he attributes to his getting involved with and becoming interested in civic matters at an early age.
The markings on the article are endearing as they show a youth enthusiastic about getting involved
in the community alongside family, a trait Michael has nurtured and expanded on his his adult life.
The article was published by The Long Islander newspaper in 1991.
Pictured below with his hand raised, Michael Raspantini, a Junior at Huntington High School in 1997 and contributing reporter for his high school newspaper, The Dispatch, interviewed former U.S. Congressman Rick Lazio.
The article was published by The Long Islander newspaper on Oct. 23, 1997.
From Mike's Personal Archives
Above: Michael Raspantini speaking with Michael Bolton about the Michael Bolton Charities in 2012
Michael graduated with a Bachelor's in Communication from Hofstra University in 2003. He returned to his alma mater as a credentialed member of the media with the Commission on Presidential Debates where Michael covered former President Barak Obama's debates with John McCain and Mitt Romney in 2008 and 2012, respectively.
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We at the Friends of Michael Raspantini asked Michael if we could share the following two articles from his early life.
Below: Newtown Vigil by Danny Schrafel
published by The Long Islandernewspaper January 3, 2013