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

Maria C (Chary) Firmat Lopez

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Current Name
Maria C Firmat Lopez
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Maria C (Chary) Firmat Lopez
Age on Arrival
13
Date of Arrival
Wednesday, June 14, 1961
Relocated To
Kendall
Stayed With
Kendall

Maria C (Chary)'s Story

Yo sali de 13 con mi hermana de 9 anos. Mis padres me dijeron un tremendo secreto "iria a Kendall pero no se lo podia decir a nadie ni despedirme de mis companeras de colegio". Mi hermana y yo est...

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Hola, Veo en este website que conoce a Adelfa Fernandez. Yo estuve con ella en Indiana y quisiera hablar con ella, Si me puede decir si sabe su email,o como poder contactarla por favor dejeme saber..gracias..seida

Message by Marcia Caridad Ramos Gonzalez | Sep 5th 2011

Hola Chary: Estuvimos juntas en Denver. Me recuerdo mucho de tí y tu hermanita. Espero que todos estén bien. Le envié un mensaje a Ana Gema. Espero poder contactar al resto de nuestro grupito. Cariños, Conchita Gutiérrez

Message by Conchita Gutierrez Cuesta | Jun 20th 2010

Chary, es tessie morales que alegria me dio ver tu nombre. de jame ver comote pongo em is contacds para poder hablar contigo.

Message by Esther Morales De La Portilla | Jul 30th 2009

Mi hermana he creado un network para los Pedro Pan, pero en este uno puede hacer lo que quiera de su pagina y adornarla como quiera. dejaselo saber a todos que conoces y solo tienen que registrarse en http://pedropan.ning.com y ahi me encontraran. Es buenisima y bonita pueden poner videos de cada uno o del youtube todo es para mejorar las cosas. Te veo alla..love ileana/minico

Message by Ileana Arriola (Minico) | Jul 22nd 2009

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