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Dying To Get Here: A Story of Coming To America
Dying to Get Here chronicles Paco & Esther Robaina's daily struggle in Castro's Cuba during the early 1990's. They are reduced to living on government rations and on a few American dollars earned by his 21 year old daughter Maslinda a few nights a week. Paco Robaina plots with his future son-in-law, Raul, to escape from the communist island on a homemade raft. After weeks of covert trash picking, wrapping leaky inner tubes with coarse burlap, an...