Growing up in Cuba
Clip: Season 2 Episode 5 | 5m 5s
Nelson Figueras describes his childhood in Cuba during the 1950s. The son of a revolutionary, Nelson describes living under Castro’s oppressive regime and his father’s eventual execution for crimes against the state. This horrific event was the catalyst for Nelson and his younger brother to be sent without their parents to the US in 1962 in Operation Pedro Pan.
Aired: 01/01/19Video has closed captioning.