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At their first meeting on the day after her arrival from Havana, Tampa prosthetist Waldo Esparza, at right, tells Raysa, center, that they have much in common: he too is from Cuba and lost his left leg in an accident when he was a teenager. Raysa is the second young cancer survivor from Cuba that a small group of humanitarians, including Arnold Andrews, at left, has helped to acquire prostheses and physical therapy.

At their first meeting on the day after her arrival from Havana, Tampa prosthetist Waldo Esparza, at right, tells Raysa, center, that they have much in common: he too is from Cuba and lost his left leg in an accident when he was a teenager. Raysa is the second young cancer survivor from Cuba that a small group of humanitarians, including Arnold Andrews, at left, has helped to acquire prostheses and physical therapy.

April 20, 2005
Tampa, Florida
Arnold Andrews and Raysa Fernandez listen as prosthetist Waldo Esparza outlines the necessary procedures required for a prosthetic shoulder and arm.

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