In his latest blog entry, NU Editor In Chief Sam Friedman reminds readers of the blessings we all enjoy living in a free country by publishing a personal essay by Alex Soto, immediate past president of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, about his escape from Cuba 47 years ago, and his longing to return one day on his own terms. Go to to read Mr. Soto’s story and to weigh in.

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