Interview with Albertina O’Farrill, Part 5 of 6
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Interview with Albertina O’Farrill, a Cuban ambassador’s wife who used her diplomatic connections to help Cubans flee the island after the Cuban Revolution of 1959. O’Farrill also worked with Mongo and Polita Grau to get unaccompanied children out of Cuba through what became known as Operation Pedro Pan. Her counterrevolutionary activities led to her arrest in 1965, and she was a political prisoner for 14 years.