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Operation Pedro Pan: Saving Cuban children from communism

Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Cuban children in line to emigrate. Photo via DEFELIX on Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 4.0. In 1959, lawyer and revolutionary Fidel Castro (1926–2016) overthrew the corrupt, US-supported government of Fulgencio Batista, the dictator of Cuba. Castro promised reforms and democracy. However, early in his regime, members of the Batista government were […]