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"All my life I have been hoping to hear a U.S. president say exactly what Obama said," Marisela Fleites-Lear, a professor of foreign languages and literature, said Wednesday. Fleites-Lear treasures this photo from her last visit with her father, Dr. Gilberto Fleites, a surgeon in Cuba. He died in 2013.

Courtesy of Marisela Fleites-Lear, 2012

"All my life I have been hoping to hear a U.S. president say exactly what Obama said," Marisela Fleites-Lear, a professor of foreign languages and literature, said Wednesday. Fleites-Lear treasures this photo from her last visit with her father, Dr. Gilberto Fleites, a surgeon in Cuba. He died in 2013.

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