Quote of the Week: Better to Live on Your Feet Than Die on Your Knees

Friday, October 10, 2014
Even if half the people who leave from Cuba do not survive, that means half of them did. I would tell anyone in Cuba to come. It’s better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
-- Yannio La O, a 31-year-old wrestling coach who fled Cuba on a raft last month, in a powerful story about the sharp rise in Cubans fleeing the island, The New York Times, 10/9/2014