Where are Filer's students of Mariel?

In September 1980, I was asked to assist with a large group of students who had come from Cuba in the Mariel boatlift. At Henry H. Filer Junior High in Hialeah, now a middle school, we took in many of these Mariel students after they had been moved there from nearby Miami Central High School.


Mariel photos evoke pivotal stories

OK, we give up. The Miami Herald's efforts to find a baby in an iconic 1980 Mariel boatlift photograph as part of the 30th anniversary of the famed exodus has officially . . . failed.


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