April 23, Escape From Cuba

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Dr. Fernando "Fritz" Riveron
Photos courtesy of Dr. Fernando “Fritz” Riveron.

Dr. Fernando “Fritz” Riveron was 5 years old when he watched the Bay of Pigs invasion from a balcony at his family’s home in Cuba. Not long after the invasion, Riveron and his family emigrated from Cuba, fleeing Fidel Castro’s regime and starting a new life in the U.S.

Shereen Siewert welcomes Dr. Riveron, who will share the story of his journey from Cuba to Wausau, where he has become a renowned surgeon and community leader.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Rick Reyer Producer
  • Joy Ratchkramer Producer
  • Dr. Fernando "Fritz" Riveron Guest

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