Cuban young people leave for World Youth Day ‘with great hope’

By Ezra Fieser
Catholic News Service

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CNS) — At the age of 24, Meylan Legorburo had never left Cuba and never expected she would.

Yet, on July 15, the social researcher and 47 other young Cubans were on their way to Jose Marti International Airport outside of Havana to board a flight for Brazil, where they planned to take part in World Youth Day.

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