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AND PEOPLE SAID THIS WOULDN’T WORK OUT

AND PEOPLE SAID THIS WOULDN’T WORK OUT

Elian, now 11, set off a seven-month custody battle after he was rescued off the Florida coast in 1999 during a failed attempt to reach the United States. His mother died at sea, and his Miami relatives and Cuban exile groups fought to prevent his return to Cuba.

The boy was reunited with his father in Cuba — his legal guardian — after an armed federal raid April 22, 2000, on his relatives’ home. Since then Elian has been treated as a hero in Cuba; Castro had him give a highly publicized speech on the fifth anniversary of the Miami raid.

The boy in the interview said he considers Castro “not only as a friend, but also as a father.”

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2 Responses to “AND PEOPLE SAID THIS WOULDN’T WORK OUT”

  1. Karol Says:

    No comment, doofo.

  2. DAWN SUMMERS Says:

    Heh.

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