Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20, 1902 (and a few stories from my abuela)


As a kid growing up in the US, our grandmother used to tell us stories of May 20, 1902, or the day that Cuba became an independent country.  

She recalls celebrations, large crowds, Cuban flags all over and a sense of joy in the island.

She died in 1984 and I never recorded her comments.  However, I did speak about her in my book "Cubanos in Wisconsin":





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