'letters to juliet'In 'Letters to Juliet,'Amanda Seyfried's character discovers the "Juliet Wall" while on a trip to Verona, Italy, and decides to answer one of the many letters left there for the heroine of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet,' which is set in that fair city.

In the film, the letters -- many seeking romantic advice -- are answered by a voluntary organization of "secretaries." In real life, the Club di Giulietta, or the Juliet Club, does exactly that. A major part of the city's culture (and tourism), the organization is run by retired baker Giulio Tamassia, who's devoted himself to the job full-time since 1993.
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