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Boxeando por Cuba: La Historia de un Immigrante

Boxeando por Cuba: La Historia de un Immigrante

by Guillermo Vicente Vidal

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In 1961, fearing the communist rule of Fidel Castro, Guillermo Vicente Vidal's family sent him to America through Operation Peter Pan. He arrived in Colorado and was sent to an orphanage with his brothers, and his family reunited four years later. Fifty years later, he served as Denver's mayor. This is his story of overcoming incredible odds.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555919160
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Guillermo Vicente Vidal is a native of Cuba, and grew up in Colorado. After graduating from the University of Colorado, he held various government positions, including Mayor of Denver. Vidal is president and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver, and he lives with his family in Denver.

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