Former political prisoner Aracelis Rodriguez San Roman, center, hugs her 98 year-old mother Minerva San Roman and her 95 year-old Uncle Ramon San Roman who was a political prisoner for over two decades.
Aracelis Rodriguez San Roman was a political prisoners in Cuba for 15 years.
Ofelia Rodriguez Roche Duque's husband Francisco Cid Crespo was killed by a firing squad during the Cuban revolution.
Luisa Perez looks over scrap books at her home in Miami. AL DIAZ/MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Georgina Cid among the thousands of women who were political prisoners in Cuba after Fidel Castro's revolution.
Georgina Cid and her husband Orlando Castro talk about their experience at their Miami home. She is among the thousands of women who were political prisoners in Cuba.
Polita Grau is the niece of former Cuban President Ramon Grau.
This photograph was taken at the Miami home of de Los Maquecas in 1987. From left at top are Ramon Grau, Luisa Perez, Reina Penate, Ofelia Rodriguez. Seated left to right are Gloria LaSalle and Polita Grau
This photograph was taken at the Miami home of de Los Maquecas in 1987. Polita Grau, wearing glasses, leads ex-prisoners to sing Christmas Carols.
Luisa Perez stands with classmates at the University of Havana in the late 1950's. Perez is seen at far front left.
Luisa Perez is among several thousand women who were held as political prisoners in Cuba after Castro's revolution. This is a photograph of Perez at age 17 in the 1950's.