Jorge Mena grew up in Cuba in the 1960’s. His parents were whisked away to work camps by Fidel Castro’s regime. At the age of eight, Jorge raised his four-year-old brother. Eventually the Mena family made their way to the United States and found freedom and prosperity. 

Neal talks with Jorge about his early years in Cuba, and how he survived living on what food they could find, as well as what his mother would secretly bring to him.

Eventually the Menas made it out of Cuba, and started a new life of freedom and eventual prosperity in the United States.