Marta Vence Cortes

General Information
Current Name
Marta Welch
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Marta Vence Cortes
Age on Arrival
9
Date of Arrival
Wednesday, June 20, 1962
Relocated To
CWB Fla.
Stayed With
Unknown Camp Name

Marta's Story

I was 9 years old when I arrived alone in Miami on June 20, 1962, on PanAmerican Airlines. I remember being escorted to a very nice complex where I stayed for two weeks, but I don't recall the name o...

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Marta, I just read your story and want to let you know that you stayed at the camp in Florida City. The notation on the database: CWB Fla, stands for the Catholic Welfare Bureau facility at Florida City. My father was Jorge "George" Guarch, the employee who received the children at the airport and took them to the camps and group homes.

Message by Lynn Guarch-Pardo | Jan 18th 2011

Welcome Marta! I was fourteen when I came! Visit my blog at http://aymill.wordpress.com Tomorrow's blog is about Pedro Pan.

Message by Adrianne Miller | Sep 19th 2010

Hello Marta.....Welcome to our family my sister. Your face looks familiar. I arrived on Oct 13, 1961 and you are welcome to read my story. I now live in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.... Cariños.... Ozzie

Message by Ozzie Mora | Sep 18th 2010

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Status update | Sep 7th 2010

Marta has updated their profile.

Status update | Sep 7th 2010

Marta has joined the Pedro Pan Network. Please welcome them!

Status update | Sep 7th 2010

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