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Elian's Reunion

By Krista L.
Pennsylvania, Age 8

April 22, U.S. immigration officials took 6-year old Elian out of his relatives' house in Miami. His father was waiting at Andrews Air Force near Washington.Elian and his father played baseball and went for a walk together. Elian's relatives want Elian to stay in the U.S.They disagree with the Communist leadership of Cuba,saying it limits people's personal freedoms.They have asked a U.S. federal court to keep Elian in the U.S. Elian will remain until the court decides whether or not he can ask for protection from Cuba.Then He can stay in the U.S.