A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Armando Socarras Ramirez, as told to Denis Fodor and John Reddy

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How I Escaped from Cuba in 1969 in the Wheel Well of a Jet

This RD classic from 50 years ago tells the thrilling story of a teen who made
 a daring escape from Cuba—in the frigid belly of a transatlantic DC-8 jet.