Gertrudis M Hernandez Fernandez

General Information
Current Name
Maytia Hernandez
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Gertrudis M Hernandez Fernandez
Age on Arrival
14
Date of Arrival
Wednesday, April 18, 1962
Relocated To
CWB Florida City
Stayed With
Cachita and Perez-Martin

Gertrudis M's Story

I traveled to the USA in April 18, 1962 with my younger sister, Hilda Maria Leon. It was one year and one day after Bay of Pigs. The experience affected us in two very different ways. I was used to ...

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Maytia, I did not know any of this but I am grateful to read about it now after all these years. Tu primo, Jorge Olondo

Message by Jorge Olondo | May 29th 2011

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Status update | May 16th 2011

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Status update | May 16th 2011

Gertrudis M says: Any one knows the whereabouts of Federico Oduardo, aka Corte Circuito, I lost contact with him after he left for second tour for Viet-Nam

Status update | Nov 22nd 2010

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Status update | Apr 22nd 2010

Maytia. ¡Hablando de la importancia de los nombres...! Discúlpame por no darme cuenta de que prefieres el nombre de Maytia y te llamé Gertrudis en mis otras notas. No pasará más. Yolanda

Message by Yolanda Cardenas Ganong | Aug 13th 2009

Gertrudis, I just left a message for you at your sister's site with my condolences to you for her loss, which I reiterate here. --You were at the camp when I was there, and I recognize your face from the photo of that time. We probably stood together more than once at that fence watching the soldiers go by.--Your mother's photo of the plane at Rancho Boyeros is terrific. It hit me right in the gut, as I can imagine now, as a mother, what she must have been feeling as she tried to capture one last image of the moment her daughters left her side, not really knowing when and if she'd see them again. Gratefully you were reunited and had time to make up for that terrible moment. A Pedro Panner Hug to you, Yolanda

Message by Yolanda Cardenas Ganong | Aug 13th 2009

07/12/09 Hola Gertrudis: Yo llegué Septiembre 5 de 1962 y también estuve en casa de Cachita & Martin.......Guardo muy gratos recuerdos de Cachita, Martin, la abuela y las niñas de ellos.....Mis padres llegaron 7 largos años después, ya yo me había casado, ahora estoy divorciada también. Por favor comunicate: Mis teléfonos son: Home (305)551-2269 Cel (305)299-0512 e-mail:otmara@att.net. Que Dios te bendiga...........

Message by Otmara Capote | Jul 12th 2009

Gertrudis, Welcome to the database. From your story, I can tell you're a survivor, a trait of so many Pedro Pans. Sorry to hear your sister passed away. You should register her into the database. She should be there, too.

Message by Pedro Pan Administrator | Jun 30th 2009

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