We Were Poor in Cuba, but...

"I never expected to leave one prison to come to another. I was hoping to find a nice place to live and a good job so I could be on my way. " — Alberto Castillo Resell, 23, prisoner at the Atlanta penitentiary

Castillo, who was serving a 33-year prison sentence in Cuba for arson, is marking his first anniversary in the U.S. He is one of the 125,000 Cubans who clambered hopefully aboard a ragtag flotilla bound for the U.S. from the harbor of Mariel, 27 miles west of Havana. Most of them...

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