Barry University Hosts Local Author Lily Prellezo

Barry University hosted Lily Prellezo, author of Seagull One: The Amazing True Story of Brothers to the Rescue,” an in-depth account of the heroic pilots who rescued more than 4,200 Cuban rafters escaping Communist Cuba during the 1990s. After interviewing more than 100 people associated with Brothers to the Rescue, Prellezo reveals the untold story of the men and women, representing 19 different nationalities and all walks of life, who risked their lives for this humanitarian effort. She was joined by Brothers to the Rescue co-founder and ex CIA freedom fighter José Basulto, the book’s main character and one of the most recognized Cuban exile figures in the world.

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