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The day after April 25, the national holiday marking the liberation of Italy from the Nazi occupation, an unusual episode attracted enough attention to make the national news.
In Nuragus, a town on the island of Sardinia, the festival committee for Saint Elia, the patron saint of shepherds, realized that there was not enough money to pay for the scheduled talent; the recession has hit Sardinia just like the rest of Italy and the usual fund-raising activities did not reach the planned goal. Instead of renouncing the celebration, the committee asked one of the scheduled performers, Gigi Sanna, a shepherd and member of the band Istentales, to accept sheep as partial payment: eight females and a ram, all from a local breed.
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