Such an amazing story Kendall, Thank you for this. Everyone needs to open their eyes just little further. With your help, I think it can be done.
Originally posted on Kendall F. Person, thepublicblogger:
There are things known
and there are things unknown,
and in between are the doors of perception.
- Aldous Huxley
On November 21, 1999, a six-year-old child would have his world turned upside down. Born of parents with not just different political ideologies, but with different perceptions of what it meant to live free. Crowding into a small aluminum boat with his mother and 12 others, a young Elian Gonzalez would be of three survivors, when the motor of the boat gave out somewhere in the Florida Straits. The boat would fill with water, and his mother would join the others, in an attempt to bail it out. Her son had fallen asleep, and when he awoke, he would never see his mother again, who drowned beneath the sea. Back in Cuba, Elian’s father discovered his wife and son gone, telephoned his Uncle in Florida, to alert him they were…
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