Eddie Enrique Fernández Tramezaygues
Eddie Enrique's Story
my name is Eddie Enrique Fernandez Tramezaygues nativo de Artemisa,Pinar del Rio.we left my hometown very early the morning of july 25 1962 , it was a sad departure for all of us specialy for my father and i , we got to the airport, kiss my little sister my mother and my father goodbye then i enter "La Pecera" and never saw my dear father againg , 8 month later he died of a heart attack he was only 56 years old. i did arrive at camp. Matecumbe on friday july 27 1962 from Opa locka camp due to an error at MIA i was send to Opa Locka and thank's to George that rescue me from there. i did enter Camp. Matecumbe on friday 27 of july 1962. I remember George telling me [ boy i had been looking for you for two days now ] then we went by his home and his wife made a milk shake for both of us we drink the shake and he said, now let;s go to MIA to pick up some kids, so we did., at the camp i stay all the time at la Carpa de Alejandro con Hercules, Mofeta y demas, my friends started calling me "El Frances" due to my second last name and so it i became "El Frances de Matecumbe" after 4 months i was send to St.
Francis Home in Orwigsburg Pa.an [orphanage] with 34 others amond them where Jose Redero and brothers, Juan Orben and brother, Olga Azpericueta and others i can't recall the rest of the names clearly,the history is well known to the all group but very long for me to narrate , 4 year later my mother and sister arrived from Cuba.