Message from Pedro Pan Eloísa Echazábal. Below the link to the Miami Dade College announcement dated July 8th regarding the upcoming Freedom Tower exhibit about the Cuban exile experience. This exhibit will be launched in mid-September. The first exile focus will be on the Pedro Pan exodus. Most of us who reunited with our parents in Miami remember visiting the Freedom Tower for the services the U.S. government made available to the newly arriving Cuban exiles. The Pedro Pan exhibit will last about two years. Miami Dade College and The Miami Herald Media Company invited me to collaborate with them when the plans were first developed about two years ago, and I was ecstatic with the opportunity. Also collaborating with their memorabilia and photos are Operation Pedro Pan Group Inc.organization, Barry University Archives and Special Collections, University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection and Florida International University Libraries. As soon as the next official announcement comes out, I will forward. In the meantime, I would like to let you know that a "collecting day" is being planned for Saturday, July 26th, from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Freedom Tower. This is the day when Pedro Pans will have the opportunity to bring memorabilia regarding our Pedro Pan days to be loaned to the exhibit. Required receipts and documentation will be available there. Courtesy parking on the open lot across the street south of the Tower. Entrance on N.E. 5th street. Just let the attendant know you are coming to the Tower to bring your items. This is a great opportunity to showcase our experience. Again, as additional announcements are released, I'll forward. http://www.mdc.edu/main/news/articles/2014/07/mdcand_the_miami_herald_media_company_to.aspx

Pedro Vazquez Rodriguez

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Current Name
Pedro Vazquez Rodriguez
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Pedro Vazquez Rodriguez
Age on Arrival
15
Date of Arrival
Saturday, December 30, 1961
Relocated To
Kendall Camp Miami, FL

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Hello Pedro. My name is Jorge Pardo, we were good friends as children when you lived on 41st in Nuevo Vedado. I was talking to my wife about those years back home and decided to look you up and your brother Emilio, That is when I found out about his passing away last year. I am so sorry about your loss of your brother, please accept my condolences. I live in Hollywood Fl. and would love to hear from you. My phone number is 954-966-7624.

Message by George Pardo | Apr 17th 2014

Thanks for the kind message. I always remember you and the rest of the gang with a deep sense of friendship. The time we spent together in Peoria was a defining period in our lives. Take Care. Polo

Message by Marcia Caridad Ramos Gonzalez | Dec 9th 2010

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

Status update | Dec 6th 2010

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