Antonio Oscar Sanchez Padron

General Information
Current Name
Antonio Oscar Sanchez Padron
Current Location
United States of America
Name on Arrival
Antonio Oscar Sanchez Padron
Age on Arrival
10
Date of Arrival
Sunday, July 22, 1962
Relocated To
CWB Florida City

Antonio Oscar's Story

I arrived on Sunday, July 22, 1962 at age 10 with my two sisters, Margie and Marta. I turned eleven that summer. My name on the website is Antonio Oscar Sanchez Padron, but now I am Tony Sanchez. We s...

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Hi Tony, I found this fascinating article by chance and thought I would leave my little memories from that time. Wanda and I were so excited when we found you all were coming to Florida-It was a terrible disappointment to be told you were leaving the next day for the other end of the world!!!We could not understand why you all were not staying with us. Love and thanks for the memories, your cousin Marta

Message by Marta Cooper Whidden | Jun 1st 2010

DearTony, What a dear face and sweet smile! It was really hard to have you living away from Martica and me.(Lots of tears, sleepless nights, and fights with the poor social worker because of it) Well, at least we survived it! Loved you then and love you so much always, Your sister, Margi

Message by Margi Biggs, nee Margarita de los Angeles Sanchez | Feb 22nd 2010

Tony: That was a great story, brother! I ended up in Lincoln, Nebraska from Camp Matecumbe and even though I always liked my "mota" I also had my first crew cut the first summer there! I did not get a dictionary because I knew some English but I thought the Americans spoke very differently from my teachers in Los Escolapios de la Víbora. Welcome to the cybernetic Pedro Pan groups!

Message by Manuel Gutierrez Fernandez de Castro | Nov 13th 2009

Welcome to Pedro Pan!!

Message by Maria E Pazos Alvarez | Oct 31st 2009

Good Morning Antonio, yes all of us have different stories but at the end we are one. I have started a page in Causes in Facebook OPERACION PEDRO PAN and would like you to be a a part of it. Thank You

Message by Robert Rodriguez | Oct 20th 2009

Very interesting story Uncle Tony! And I didn't know about those details. The story really gives an impression of your experience at that age!

Message by Marcia Caridad Ramos Gonzalez | Oct 17th 2009

Tony! Love the crew cut!! You haven't changed a bit ;)

Message by Marta Contini | Oct 12th 2009

Hello Brother! That brought back some memories - good and bad. Wish we'd all been together...Did we get together even once a week?? Love, Marta

Message by Marta Contini | Oct 12th 2009

Tony, welcome of the Pedro Pan Network, hey. Enjoyed reading your story, hey.

Message by Marcia Caridad Ramos Gonzalez | Oct 12th 2009

hi brother!

Message by Marta Contini | May 29th 2009

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