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

Rene Julian Ojeda Rodriguez

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Current Name
Rene Julian Ojeda Rodriguez
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Rene Julian Ojeda Rodriguez
Age on Arrival
14
Date of Arrival
Saturday, July 14, 1962
Relocated To
Matecumbe and CWB Florida City
Stayed With
Matecumbe at first, them Florida City and Lincoln, Ne

Rene Julian's Story

My brother Jose (Pepe) and I left Cuba 7/14/62, I do not remenber much about that date, leaving Cuba but I know that we were separated at the Miami Airport, Pepe, I found out later, was taken to Flori...

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Gracias Rene... si lo sabia pues recibi el mensaje de miami por la connecion nebraska y miami. la perdida es lamentable...

Message by Ramon I Reina Bordallo | Aug 4th 2009

Hola Rene, ¿Por casualidad tu eres el mismo que visitaba la Casa Castillo? ¿El amigo de Norma Suarez? Si es asi, te recuerdo claramente. Bueno seas o no, que bueno que somos tantos ya participando. Un saludo PP.

Message by Teresita Gonzalez-Angulo | Aug 4th 2009

Rene Saludos de nuevo. I left a message for you 17 hours ago but came out as anonymous. Saluda a Julio de mi parte, I'd love to know how he is doing.

Message by Roberto Lazaro Mesa Hernandez | May 29th 2009

Saludos desde California. Por favor salúdame a Julio también. ¿Vas a poner tu "story"?

Message by Mariano P Barreiro | May 28th 2009

Rene. Un saludo para ti. It's nice we can keep in touch with each other now. How is Pepe? Tell everyone in Lincoln to register. I'd love to know how everyone is doing. Saludos a todos los cubanebraskans in Lincoln.

Message by Marcia Caridad Ramos Gonzalez | May 28th 2009

OJEDA ERAN USTEDES DOS HERMANOS? EN CASA DE LOS BUESOS.

Message by Wilfredo F Bermudez Zayas | May 21st 2009

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