February 1967

Carmen B. Mena

 

The attached picture was taken in Havana, Cuba the night before we boarded a freedom flight to Miami in February 1967. I'm the little girl all the way to the right of the picture. I was 10 years old. My mother is standing behind me. My sister is the young girl with the pearl necklace all the way to the left of the picture, my father Narciso Carlos Dominguez is standing behind her. All four of us boarded the flight together the next morning. The rest is history.................. We are hoping our picture will help you ......it's a wonderful thing what you are doing. Thank you!!!!!!!!!!

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  • JUNE 7th, 1967

    Ana De Los Reyes

    First of all, I would like to thank you for your great efforts in compiling the Freedom Flights date base information. It was with great emotion that I looked up my father's arrival to freedom information.

  • JULY 24 1968

    Miriam Rodriguez

    We arrive on July 24 1968, I remember as soon we were in the plane we heard a welcome from Pres. Johnson, as we arrive in Miami there were a priest & minister to welcome as I will never will forget that day.

  • NOVEMBER 27, 1967

    Ana Marķa Florin

    It was November 27, 1967 when my mother ( now 83 years old), my father (now deceased) and I came to the United states via the Freedom Flight. We planned to come earlier, but the Bay of Pigs invasion delayed our plans since all flights were put on halt.

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