Nieves L. de la C. Castillo Caro

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Current Name
Nieves L. de la C. Castillo Caro
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Nieves L. de la C. Castillo Caro
Age on Arrival
12
Date of Arrival
Tuesday, June 19, 1962
Relocated To
florida city
Stayed With
the caro family for 30 days, then foster home, then the camp

Nieves L. de la C.'s Story

I was coming to Miami with my mother; she was taken off the plane in Cuba, told she would come in the next flight, (I was 16 when she came).

I stayed with my godmother's family for the required 30 d...

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Nieves L. de la C. says: The documentary Escape from Havana has aired, and I love to see how far we have come, for I praise your success, but am I the only one that remembers

Status update | Jun 2nd 2010

Mi querida Nieves: No he oido de ti y quiero que sepas que me gustaria tanto saber de ti. Yo tengo muchos recuerdos de ti y te llevo clarita, clarita en mi mente y mi corazon. Por favor, hermanita, escribeme. Yo voy a ir a la reunion de primer fin de semana en Noviembre. Vivo en Virginia y estoy tan contenta de poder volver a tantos hermanos y hermanas depues de casi toda una vida. Vas a ir tu? Ojala que si! ESCRIBEME! Con mucho carino, Merceditas

Message by Mercedes Argiz Escribano | Oct 20th 2009

Hola Nieves no se si me recuerdas mi nombre es Sarah y mi hermana Marian y estuvimos contigo en la misma casa yo tambien con Mercedita llegue al campamento en Oct de 1962 y ne reuni con mis padres en Marzo de 1965. Escribenos. Carños. Sarah

Message by Sarah Consuelo Aguilar Valdes | Sep 6th 2009

Mi querida Nieves: Te acuerdas de mi? Mercedes Argiz? Yo llegue al campameto el 10 de Octubre de 1962 y estuve ahi tambien casi hasta que cerro. Me gustaria oir de ti!

Message by Mercedes Argiz Escribano | Sep 6th 2009

Nieves, yes, it is no doubt very painful to remember. I was moved by your admission. By choosing to accentuate the positive, some of us neglect to acknowledge much of the suffering we underwent while acclimating to our new sorroundings. Perhaps your admission will prompt others to admit to their own painful experiences. Thank you for your honesty.

Message by Marcia Caridad Ramos Gonzalez | Jun 17th 2009

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