Llegue a Miami el 19 de octubre de 1961 con mis dos hermanos, Carmencita (la mayor) y Carlos (el mas chiquito). Nos llevaron al campamento de Kendall y alli estuvimos varios dias hasta que fuimos enviados a San Juan, Puerto Rico. Carlos y yo fuimos a casa..."
Today, October 19th, 2011 marks a very important milestone in my life. On a day like this, fifty years ago, I arrived at the Miami Airport with my two younger brothers, Raul and Carlos.
I would be forever grateful to my parents for their courage and sa..."
MEMORIAS DEL AYER: Para mis hijas Isa+ y Carmen. Por Leonor Valdivia
Después de unos pocos días
Y de feliz esperanza,
Empezó el fusilamiento
En una loca venganza.
I left Cuba in April 1961 (age 9) and went to Florida City for several weeks, from there I went to New Jersey.
When asked I had I remembered that my mom ( Haydee Montenegro de Torres -RIP) would mention a cousin she had living there. I was sent to an or..."
The year was 1958, I was 8 years old and my life from my perspective was good. I had two wonderful parents and a loving sister who was 2 years older than I. My father was a self-made man who arrived in Cuba at the age of 14 from Spain and after many years..."
Florida Heritage Landmark Dedication Ceremony, Historical Reference
By Carmen Valdivia,
OPPG Historic Committee Chairperson
OPPG Board of Directors
Florida City Alumni
The state of Florida has designated the Operation Pedro Pan's Florida City Ca..."
A mis hermanos.....
“CUANDO LLORÁBAMOS JUNTOS”
Tengo en mi alma guardado
Un gran Hecho que contar
Ahora que encuentro a mi hermano
Se lo quiero recordar.