Lissette Alvarez Chorens
I am Lissette Alvarez and I arrived to the US September 13th 1961 I was at the Kendall camp for 3 weeks and sent to St. Mary's Home, an orphanage in Dubuque, Iowa. After 10 months in Iowa I was sent to 2 foster homes and finally
returned to the Florida City camp in 1962. There I stayed at the Aguirre family home until my parents, well known Cuban singers Olga Chorens and Tony Alvarez left Cuba in 1963 My family moved to Puerto Rico in 1965 and I lived in San Juan for 14 years where I have had a singing career. Today I live in Miami and am married to Willy Chirino, also a Pedro Pan and we have 6 children.