July 1968

Nancy Cruz

 

I was looking through the database and did not find my name nor of my family. Can you, please, assist me. The last name is Cruz, Nancy C., Eumelia Cruz Jimenez, Pedro M. Cruz and Norma Cruz. We arrived in July of 1968.

Reading the articles and viewing the interviews brought tears to my eyes. It reminded me of my first Ham and Cheese, Coke and a pack of gum given to us when we arrived – And, brown coat to be worn in NY where moved three days later.

Thanks for doing this!!!

Nancy Cruz

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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 María 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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