Patrick Gorka Olaechea Ortego

General Information
Current Name
Patrick G. Olaechea Ortego
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Patrick Gorka Olaechea Ortego
Age on Arrival
15
Date of Arrival
Thursday, December 7, 1961
Relocated To
CWB - Kendall/Matecumbe

Patrick Gorka's Story

I arrived in the afternoon of December 7, 1961. I remember a voice at the airport saying "how quickly we forget our teachers". It was father Pala an Escolapio Priest who had been my teacher in Cuba ...

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Hola Gorka, Yo soy Manuel Iraola. Puente y estudiamos juntos en los Escolapios de la Vibora. Yo sali para Bogota en el año 60 y si recuerdas nos comunicabamos por correo. Yo tambien estoy retirado y resido en Miami. Curiosamemte tambien estudie ingenieria y tengo dos hijos varones - 39 y 36. Tambien soy abuelo de una hembra de 5 y un varon de 3. El mundo es verdaderamente pequeño ! Gracias a la internet! Te deseo lo mejor

Message by Manuel Iraola | Oct 12th 2013

Patrick: Saludos from one of the Albuquerque kids. I was there from Sept '62 to July '63, in a foster home. I remember visiting with the fellows at Villa del Cobre a few times, but I don't remember anyone's name. I'd love to find a boy we called Pachicho who went to ABQ about the same time I did and I think he was at VM. He was about 14 and a very funny guy. --How interesting that you remained in NM, the land of enchantment. I have been back three times and finally appreciated its beauty much more than when I was there when it felt like a desert to me. I remember how Santa Fe had many unpaved streets in the sixties and how dusty it was to walk around in it. But it is such a fabulous place now! Many sunny, fun days for you and your family in your retirement. Welcome to the PP Network, Yolanda

Message by Yolanda Cardenas Ganong | Sep 30th 2009

Patrick, I've been trying to get in touch with the children in my flight, Dec 7/61, today I received the list from George Guarch's daughter (Lynn Guarch-Pardo), so I'm trying to see where are the children in my flight ended.

Message by Emma A. Botet Zuloaga | Sep 29th 2009

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