Sent Off by Senator Leahy

At 10:30 this morning the team was sent off by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy on a sunny morning at Calahan Park. The senator spoke of the importance of the trip, and its diplomatic significance. Media from around the region was present. The senator presented the team with an American flag to bring to Cuba. This will definitely be the trip of a lifetime!


Author: Alexandre Silberman

Alexandre Silberman is a multimedia journalist and a senior at Burlington High School in Burlington, Vermont where he is the editor of his school newspaper. He currently writes for the Burlington Free Press, the state's largest daily newspaper. This past April, Alexandre travelled to Cuba to document the first youth baseball exchange with a U.S. team since the embargo. // Email: // Follow him on Twitter: @alexsilbermanvt

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