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Adalberto P. O'Reilly Oria, Waldo Francisco Páez Sánchez, Jorge Modesto Menéndez Balseiro, Raysa García Guerra and José Angel Mangas Abad were the last 5 people to register their Pedro Pan record. Register your own account and get to know them!

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"I live in the great northwest Portland Oregon. Lived in Los Angeles for 20 yrs. and only spent a few months in Miami. I have never forgotten the island nor my departure. Sometimes I recall the sounds and smells as though it was yesterday. I would like to ..."
Adalberto P. O'Reilly Oria
"I arrived in Miami, after spending 2 days in Kingston, Jamaica, in January. I was taken directly to St. Joseph Villa located on NW 7th Street and 32nd Avenue. There I found a cousin of mine who had arrived a couple of weeks earlier. I remember it was r..."
Ana María Hernández Basas
"My story, the short version: - entered on Dec. 25, 1961 (saddest and happy day) - stayed in Florida City for 2 weeks - Relocated to St. Joseph's Home, Helena Montana on or about January 27, 1962. - Resided for a few days or weeks until a wonderful fo..."
Jorge Modesto Menéndez Balseiro
"I was 12 years old and my sister Oneida was 9 when we arrived in Miami on November 20, 1961. We were met by George who whisked and took us to his home. At his home his wife fed us our first TV dinner, one of our many 'firsts'. From there, we went on t..."
Raysa García Guerra
"Over the years, my children have enjoyed looking at old photo albums from when I was a young girl in Cuba. They would ask me about why I came to the United States when I was happily living in a beautiful place surrounded by family and friends. Now after ..."
Silvia M. Cerviño Alayón
"DECEMBER 19 1961 i boarded a plane to miami with my two sisters, isa age 10 maggie age 8 and myself age 12. my father told me i had to take care of them for a short time until the rest of my large family would follow us He assured me they would join me ..."
Ricardo J. Sabatés Ramírez
"Hello from the beautiful Northwest...Washington State. Never in a million years would I have guessed that this is where I would spend most of my life (almost 39 years). November 30th, 1961, my parents, Delia M. Gomez & Avelino Piquero drove my brother Ave..."
Delia C. Piquero Gómez

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Message from reader: I am looking for a Pat(maybe Patrick) Sanchez who came to Tampa in probably 1962. I attended Hillsborough High School w...
Fri 8am
Hi, Lourdes. Please, reach me at As a trustee and researcher for Operation Pedro Pan Group, I would like to feature y...
Jan 16th 2016
Bernardo o cualquiera que sepa de el y su hermano Tony. Contactame por Estoy en Miami con Rene, Mayito y en contacto con Pepe...
Jan 16th 2016
Quelin Antonio Isaac
Tony o cualquiera que sepa de el y su hermano Bernardo. Contactame por Estoy en Miami con Rene, Mayito y en contacto con Pepe...
Jan 16th 2016
Manuel A. Gutiérrez Jorge A
Socio, me enteré que has pasado a mejor vida. Siento no haber podido reconectar en nuestra vejez y converser de Nuevo. Que Dios te de la bie...
Jan 7th 2016
Ana María, what a sweet, touching story. Thank you for sharing.
Dec 31st 2015
Hola, Waldo. ¡Bienvenido! Please, drop me a line. I would like to find out more about the Boys Club and where it was located. Thanks.
Dec 15th 2015
L F I Raquel M
Tita. Muchos deseos de saber de ti y flia Te envio mi e- mail
Dec 12th 2015
George "Jorge" Menen... Reinaldo
Reinaldo, I hope this note finds you well. George Menendez here. We were taken out on a holiday with the Cyr family in East Helena, remembe...
Dec 7th 2015
Hi Jorge, Yesterday I attended a Peter Pan discussion panel here in Tampa. Lots of tears & sad stories. Decided to look into this data bas...
Nov 19th 2015
Rose Libby Rosa M
Hola recibi su mensaje pero por error lo borre..Yo vine 4/8/1962 y me quede en Miami con mis tios...Albero y Bella Chiu...fui al Miami Jacks...
Nov 11th 2015
Rose Libby Rosa M
I finally found my name on this list. will follow with pics from my arrival
Nov 10th 2015
Abelardo Betancourt Ricardo J.
Ricardo I also came from Cuba on December 19th, 1961. It was a PAA flight to Miami, where you on that same flight?
Oct 27th 2015
Emilia Cervino Macha... Silvia C
Silvita, just finished reading your story and tears came to my eyes ( and I am not a "llorona") I could feel your anguish and pain, thanks f...
Oct 18th 2015
Great news! Ana Mari Cauce was just confirmed as President of the University of Washington in Seattle. She came from Cuba when she was 3. ...
Oct 15th 2015

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