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

Orestes Rodriguez Lopez

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Current Name
Orestes Rodriguez Lopez
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Orestes Rodriguez Lopez
Age on Arrival
15
Date of Arrival
Monday, May 21, 1962
Relocated To
CWB Matecumbe

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Orestes nos vemos pronto the acuerdas de Bob Much y Bruce Williams en el equipo de baseball ? Mis amigos en Helena conocen a Bob y van antraerlo a casa de Wally donde me quedonpara verlos Abrazos nos vemos pronto

Message by Fernando V Santana Vega | Jun 1st 2013

Orestes. soy Raul Duenas vivo en Miami y me gustaria estar en contacto contigo y converser de viejos tiempos en Helena, Un abrazo

Message by RAUL DUENAS | Apr 16th 2013

Caray por fin me puedo communicarme como estas Hermano? Abrazos Fernando Santana

Message by Fernando V Santana Vega | Apr 14th 2013

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Status update | Mar 3rd 2013

No solo pitcher, but also the barber of Helena, Mt. Acabate de get connected

Message by Nick Perez-Caurel | Sep 12th 2012

Hello kid Saludos desde Andalucia Spain, ayer hable con Armanduco y me dice que te vas a Italia proximamente, a ver bambino te vas a llegar por aca por Sevilla ?? avisame y te quedas aqui en mi casa, y aprende a usar el PC. que tu no eres na'bruto, well bye now kid un abrazo "El Frances"

Message by Eddie Enrique Fernandez Tramezaygues | Sep 13th 2010

orestes,te acuerdas de tarzan,julio,yo sali 16 agosto para matecumbe,nos vimos en new jersey,cuando vivistes con nosotros,saludos desde california

Message by Julio F Martin Llerena | Dec 1st 2009

Eres el mismo Orestes de Helena, Montana, mi pitcher favorito?

Message by Damaso V Santana Vega | Sep 27th 2009

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