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11 Cubans reach shore in Hollywood

 
 
Eleven people, thought to be Cuban refugees, came ashore Tuesday in a boat on Hollywood beach, in the 4600 block of State Road A1A, at the Charleston Street beach entrance. They pose for a photo shortly after arriving.
Eleven people, thought to be Cuban refugees, came ashore Tuesday in a boat on Hollywood beach, in the 4600 block of State Road A1A, at the Charleston Street beach entrance. They pose for a photo shortly after arriving.
Courtesy of Pamela Smilack / Sun Sentinel

Sun Sentinel

Eleven jubilant Cuban immigrants dropped to their knees and kissed the ground Monday afternoon after their boat came ashore on Hollywood beach.

Some of the men cheered and posed for pictures snapped by beachgoers. The lifeguard stationed a few dozen yards from the 20-foot boat’s landing spot also took some pictures, then called Hollywood police, Sgt. Pablo Vanegas said.

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