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.

Wilfredo Jose Chirino Rodriguez

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Willy, naci tambien en la linda y querida provincia tuya y de nuestra querida Celia Cruz. Me gustaria tu aprobacion en conectar en esta pagina electronica de Pedro Pan; por favor lee mi perfil y los comentarios.

Message by Luis Crispin Perez Barrios | Mar 23rd 2013

We all share a common story, some made it and other made it big. There were talent and then, there were Willie, Gloria and the such..

Message by luz ibanez | Mar 13th 2013

De un Pedro Pan a otro - nos vemos en los Manzanilleros? Angel Canete (SonySalsa)tu hermano Pedro Pan DJ de los Manzanilleros!

Message by Angel Braulio Canete | Jan 30th 2013 ¡Nuestro día ya viene llegando, Willy!

Message by Jose Antonio Amaro Reyes | Jan 13th 2013

Willy, I'm so happy you finally registered! You and Lissette are two of our most well-known Pedro Pans! Eloísa

Message by Eloisa Echazabal | Jan 13th 2013

Welcome to The Miami Herald Pedro Pan Network, Willy!

Message by Pedro Pan Administrator | Jan 13th 2013

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Status update | Jan 13th 2013

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

Status update | Jan 13th 2013

Arriba, que ya Lissette tiene su foto y recuerdos escrito.

Message by Sergio | Nov 28th 2012

Vamos a ver Willy tu eres un icon para todos dentro y fuera de este exilio ,registrate como todo buen PINARENO que eres, bye now un abrazo "El Frances "

Message by Eddie Enrique Fernandez Tramezaygues | Mar 1st 2010

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