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Cuban Native Lorenzo Martinez Discusses What Being American Means To Him

The Houstonian was evacuated from Cuba as a young man when Castro came to power.

Lorenzo Martinez
Houstonian Lorenzo Martinez is the author of Cuba, Adios: A Young Man’s Journey to Freedom, which tells the story of his escape from Cuba as a young man.

Houston resident Lorenzo Martinez talks about what being American means to him. Martinez was evacuated from Cuba as a young man when Fidel Castro came to power.

He tells his story in his book, Cuba, Adios: A Young Man’s Journey to Freedom.

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