Young fan who dresses like Cuba's Fidel Castro meets his idol
Published on Aug 26, 2014 4:35 AM
SAN ANTONIO DE LOS BANOS, Cuba (REUTERS) - All that's missing is the beard.
An eight-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his idol after Cuba's 88-year-old retired leader invited him and his family to his Havana home for a chat.
"I felt a lot of emotion upon seeing Fidel," Marlon Mendez told Reuters on Monday from his home near Havana.
"The whole family hugged him. It was my dream to meet Fidel, and I did it... My mother was shaking."
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