Yolanda Cárdenas Díaz

General Information
Current Name
Yolanda Cardenas Ganong
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Yolanda Cárdenas Díaz
Age on Arrival
17
Date of Arrival
Saturday, August 4, 1962
Relocated To
CWB Florida City
Stayed With
Espinosa-RdgzHaded-Quesada
Groups
Haiti Pedro Pan
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Yolanda's Story

A story teller once told me that all stories begin in the middle. As I write this, the middle of my story has 17 years on one side and 47 on the other. For thousands of us Pedro Pan children, the midd...

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Yolanda says: Just returned from a lovely, rewarding reunion of Pedro Pans in Albuquerque, NM. Now we have Guille's loss. So many emotions, Dios mio!

Status update | May 29th 2012

Hola Yolanda: hace mucho tiempo que no entro, pero ahora estoy retirada por problemas con la vista. Todos los 4 de agosto me acuerdo de ti y de Alberto. Revivo lo que pasamos ese día dentro de la pecera y que, lo peor de todo fuera, que era la despida para siempre de mis padres. Por eso jamás perdonaré a esa gente. Te deseo lo mejor y espero que estés bien. besos de tu compañera de salida, Josie.

Message by Maria Josefa Enriquez Yebra | Jan 22nd 2012

Yoli, it's a pleasure having you in my life through the Pedro Pan Website and through our common friends! Many blessings always.

Message by Emy Botet | Aug 17th 2011

Yolanda i have not been abel to get in the web site for a week, but i din't know about the get together last year in central florida,let me know if there is another one and i will try to make it.if any one you know from pedro pan was send to Sparks Nevada in October of 1961 i will love to here from them, thanks Rafael A. Martin

Message by Rafael A Martin Garcia | Aug 10th 2011

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Status update | Aug 1st 2011

Gracias por tu mensaje Yolanda. Did you go to the 50th reunion last year? I went with my husband, so many memories that I had forgotten all came back in an instant. I hope you are doing well, and are happy. I still have my Mom she is 88 now. My Dad died in 1977 at the young age of 56. Everything that he lost in Cuba he got back. He worked hard as a Physician (Dr. Angel Cadiz) at the VA Hospital may he rest in peace. We are a very close family. Take care and keep in touch, we have so much to share. Maria Conchita

Message by Maria Conchita Cadiz Klemack-McGraw | Aug 1st 2011

Yolanda thanks for your contact, i see on your contacts one that i think is my sister Lourdes M. she arrived with pedro pan arround 1962 and she was 8 years old them,and what you say about all the Rafaels getting in troubel it most be thrue,because i got into lost of troubel when i was young but i try not get in any more thanks again from another one of the many pedro pan Rafael M.

Message by Rafael A Martin Garcia | Aug 1st 2011

Yoli, Gracias por escribir, tienes razon, he pecado por omicion. Mi querida hermana PP de los 60' y Lucista de los 50'. Fijate que ahora no voy a mencionar los otros companeros del Colegio La Luz. Tambien, quiero que sepas que no pude comunicar con nuestra querida hermana Lucista y casi PP Ivonne Marti, ya que ella nacio el mismo dia y an~o, aunque unos minutos antes que yo, y por eso ella es mas inteligente, y siempre fue la numero # 1 de la clase.

Message by Justo Alejandro Martinez Monzon | Jul 19th 2011

Yolanda says: Saludos a mis hermanos Pedro Pans. En mi 2do aniversario de encontrar este sitio doy gracias por las conexiones y reconexiones que he hecho en el. Yol

Status update | May 29th 2011

querida Yoli,aunque no te conozco,hemos compartido recuerdos e instantes como una familia,gracias por esa bienvenida tan linda en el pedropan site,me es un placer hacer tu amistad,gracias por la oportunidad, Orestes

Message by Orestes Silva | May 28th 2011

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