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Students Building Goodwill—Not Just Structures—in Cuba Trip

Cuba. The mere mention of the country conjures up images and feelings as numerous as they are varied—from cigars, rum, and the tango to Kennedy, Castro, and the Bay of Pigs.

For more than five decades, relations between the United States and Cuba remained frosty at best, with Americans traveling to Cuba facing more restrictions than those going to North Korea, Iran, or even active war zones like Afghanistan.

An unprecedented thawing in relations in recent years is opening the door for Americans to visit Cuba, and UT students are poised to make such a historic trip later this month.

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