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Interview with Luisa Cepero

Sheila Cepero, 47, interviews her mother, Luisa Cepero, 71, about her childhood, living in Cuba, becoming a mother and a teacher, and her immigration from Cuba.

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Interview with Eloisa Echazabal and Francisco Dieguez

Friends Eloisa Echazabal, Francisco “Pancho” Dieguez and Armando Vizcaino talk about their experiences coming to the United States from Cuba through Operation Pedro Pan. Pancho discusses…

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Interview with Isabel Varona Caballero

Isabel Varona Caballero, 78, talks to her daughter (Isabel) Carolina Caballero, 38, about her life in Cuba and her trip to the United States. Isabel discusses her family background and life in Cuba…

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Interview with Sylvia Pujals Amezaga

Sylvia talks to her daughter, Maria, and her granddaughter, Denise, about coming to the US from Cuba, living in Kentucky so her daughters could attend school, and moving to NY.

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Interview with Julio A. Estorino

Maria interviews her father, Julio, about his activist youth in Cuba, his arrest by the Castro regime, and working in the United States to free Cuba.

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Interview with Esperanza Bravo De Varona

Esperanza Bravo de Varona y su hija Beatriz De Varona-Craft cuentan cómo su familia huyó de la Republica Dominicana durante la revolución de Cuba. //Esperanza Bravo de Varona and…

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Interview with Sergio Rodriguez

Sergio Rodriguez, 67, and his daughter Patricia Gilmore, 32 talk about Sergio’s very long engagement to Patricia’s mother, during which they were each exiled to a different part of the…

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Interview with Claudia Kelen Meijides

Claudia Kelen Mejides, 20, talks about how she and her parents spent a year in detention at Krome Detention Center after they left Cuba in 1994, and about the families that helped them get out.

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Interview with Elsa Solis

Elsa Solis, 56, and her sister Eliana Martin, 47 talk about their parents and their struggle to leave Cuba and bring their family to the U.S.

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Interview with Marlene Montenegro-Toirac

Marlene talks with facilitator, Lilly, about her life as a student, coming from Cuba at age 12, her multi-racial identity, and her experiences of 9/11.

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Interview with William W. Silva

William Silva, 63, and his daughter, Laylah Silva, 38 talk about William’s life growing up coming back and forth from Cuba to the United States, and their unconventional family.

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Interview with Bernardo Benes

Facilitator Lilly interviews Bernardo about his Cuban heritage and his work for human rights. Bernardo discusses growing up Jewish in Cuba, his human rights work and his social contributions to the…

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Interview with Manuel Quiroga

Manuel “Manny” Quiroga (61) and wife Mercy Quiroga (57) share stories about their parents, how they got together, and their families in Havana, Cuba. They discuss how their fathers were…

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Interview with Herinio Roig

Krystal Roig (28) interviews her father Herminio Jesus Roig (62) about his immigration from Cuba to the U.S., and how he has made a living in the U.S.

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Interview with Wallace Edgecombe

Nydia Edgecombe (58) interviews her husband, Wallace Edgecombe (63), about growing up in Cuba as the son of American parents. He discusses what it was like to live on the island, the Cuban…

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Interview with Mario Barros

Mario Barros (56) talks to his friend Gerardo Villacres (64) about his life in Cuba, his first impressions of the United States, and the place humor has in his life. // Mario Barros, 56, habla con su…

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