As a Cuban American whose parents emigrated from Cuba to the United States in the 1960s, visiting Cuba in 2012 was a deeply personal and nostalgic experience. It allowed me to reconnect with the birthplace of my parents and witness firsthand the remarkable progress made by Cuba’s programs for the blind. In this article, I want to share my personal journey and shed light on the inclusive system developed in Cuba that can serve as an inspiration for other parts of the world.
A Personal Connection
My parents, hailing from Havana and Camagüey in Cuba, laid the foundation for my connection to Cuban culture and heritage.