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Madonna’s Brother Anthony Ciccone Is Homeless In Michigan: So Too Saif Gaddafi, Kathyrn Blair And Milan Abramovich

by | 22nd, October 2011

MADONNA”s brother is homeless. A story in the Michigan Messenger on why so many homeless people head to Traverse City, spotlights Anthony Ciccone, one of Madonna’s older brother. Says he:

Ciccone said he’s been among the city’s homeless for a year and a half since losing a job at his father’s vineyard and winery in Suttons Bay. He said that it annoys him that some people are amused that a person from such a high profile family would end up sleeping, as he does, under the Union St. bridge.

“My family turned their back on me, basically, when I was having a hard time,” he said. “You think I haven’t answered this kind of question a bazillion times — why my sister is a multibazillionarie, and I’m homeless on the street?”

“Never say never,” he said. “This could happen to anybody.”

“I don’t have any income, I’ve got to go collect bottles and cans, do odd jobs.”

What are the odds that in doing a story on why among one hundred people are sleeping rough in Traverse City, the journalist should happen upon one with

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