A scene of Perugia, Italy, one of Seattle's sister cities.
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A scene of Perugia, Italy, one of Seattle's sister cities.
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How Sister Cities Seattle And Perugia Weathered The Knox Trial

Marcie Sillman speaks with Mike James, current board member and past president of the Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association, about how the two cities' long friendship was strained by the Amanda Knox trial. Knox, a West Seattleite, was an exchange student living in Perugia at the time of her arrest for the murder of her roommate, Meredith Kercher.