With her beauty & movie star fame, handsome & famous men courted her, but the man she loved left her for another.
She had married for life, but he found someone else. The trauma triggered a flashback to a time during World War II, when she and her family were forced to flee their her home in Messina, Italy. They escaped the bombs, the gun fire, the German army into a cave away from the town. For a year, she hid to save her life, but the experience left her with PTSD.
As an adult, she became hyper-responsive to future unsettling situations.
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Gia Scala: The First Gia