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  •  Something about his father doesn't add up. (2+ / 0-)
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    The Marti, chrississippi

    He fought against Batista but didn't know Castro was a Communist, was captured and tortured by Batistans but knew someone who could bribe Batistan officials to sign his exit student visa, went to the US, applied for asylum (even though he had fought on Castro's side) after the student visa ran out, married an American (which would have kept him from being deported, unless he actually obtained asylum), then went to Canada to work in the oil business ...

    Maybe it happened the way the NPR piece says he says it did, but something smells fishy, although I can't put my finger on it.

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