12/17/2008 3:02 PM
12/18/2014 2:23 PM
my name is lorenzo betancourt and i arrived on april 14 1961 to miami.The same day i was transporter to camp saint peter in orlando fla.There were around 50 to 60 kids already there.I was 14 years old and most the the kids were from 13 t0 18.Three month later if i recall they closed the camp.It was run by the catholic welfare lead by father Walsh.Most of us were sent to camp saint john in jacksonville fla were they were already around 80 kids if i recall right.I got sick there and spent about 3 month in the hospital in saint john hospital,almost die.LOTS OF MEMORIES,A LIFE TIME.
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