This young man was injured in a military explosion. He called it a bomb. He lost one leg and part of another. He also has numerous scars from shrapnel wounds. His days are spent along the Malecon in Havana doing gymnastics and hoping for tips from tourists.




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5 thoughts on “Pushups”

  1. Mark, I’m awestruck at the resilience of the Cuban people. No wonder you go so often. This young gentleman is clearly making the the very best lemonade of the lemons that were handed to him. Incredible video of his gymnastics routine. Bravo.

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