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

Teresa Maria Araoz Menendez

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Teresa Maria Araoz Menendez
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Teresa Maria Araoz Menendez
Age on Arrival
11
Date of Arrival
Thursday, July 20, 1961
Relocated To
Kendall

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Hi Teresa, I hope you get this message. I am Alina Andricain and we were together in Lansing Michigan, at St Vincent Home. I will love to hear from you

Message by alina collazo | Feb 24th 2010

Hi Teresa... Wanted to stop by and say "HI"... Pablo

Message by Pablo S Tembras Vazquez | May 17th 2009

Sisi, I am here at Cuba Nostalgia and I found you under Peter Pan arrivals. Isin't this great?

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