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March 8th, 2012
05:36 PM ET

An American in Cuba

In recent years, you've seen CNN's coverage of events in Cuba fronted by our friend, Shasta Darlington, but Shasta has moved on to a post in Brazil... and friend-of-BackStory Patrick Oppmann has taken over in Havana. Being the ultimate self-sufficient reporter that he is, Patrick documented his entire journey to Havana... including his long wait for a truck load of belongings to show up. Take a look...

Also, be sure to check out one of our all time favorite Back|Story pieces from CNN photographer Jose Armijo and, then, Havana producer David Ariosto as they made one of the most unique commutes we've seen back in 2009:

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  1. Rama

    Rion – Bassem bro these my friend are some outdatnsing pictures. You have a god gifted talent. AC brother man those pipes are getting bigger You just had to have them showing for the photos eh Looking good guys!!Rion

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