When Dr. Raul Pino visited us in the studio last time, we spoke exclusively about the COVID-19 pandemic. This time around, we’re getting to know the man behind the response a little better. Dr. Pino grew up in Cuba during the early years of Fidel Castro’s rule. Seeking a better life for himself and his family, Dr. Pino knew he needed to get to the United States. Escaping Cuba is no easy feat, however. Listen in as he speaks with Chief Judge Lisa Munyon about the trials and tribulations he endured to get here and how he found his calling in life practicing medicine. OpenNinth.fm
- 00:45 – Early childhood
- 03:13 – Studying medicine
- 12:01 – Escape attempt
- 18:08 – Being detained
- 26:26 – Making it to the U.S.
- 31:32 – Working in the U.S.
- 35:08 – Working in a pandemic
- 40:00 – Living in Orlando