Ed Canler speaks to the Times Free Press in Dalton, Ga., on Wednesday afternoon. Canler was part of Operation Peter Pan, during which 14,000 children were moved from Cuba to the United States without their parents.
Photo by Jake Daniels /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Monday, August 8th, 2011
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With every step that 10-year-old Ed Canler took, he pushed his foot harder and harder against the ground of Havana’s airport, knowing he was not coming back to his native land.