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Desperate journey to a brighter future

This Miami Story was based on family recollections shared by relatives of the author. It was written as a Miami Dade College class assignment associated with The Big Read, presented by The Center for Literature and Theatre.

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HistoryMiami invites you to share your Miami Story. To submit your story and photo(s), click here. Your story may be posted on MiamiHerald.com, published in Sunday’s Neighbors print edition and archived at HistoryMiami.org/miamistories.

This project is a partnership between HistoryMiami, Miami Herald Media Company, WLRN and Michael Weiser, chairman of the National Conference on Citizenship.

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