United States President George W. Bush shakes hands with Olga Alonzo prior to making remarks on Cuba Policy at the United States Department of State in Washington, D.C. on October 24, 2007. Olga's brother Ricardo Gonzalez Alonso was arrested for writing things the Cuban authorities did not like. They seized his laptop computer and sentenced him to 20 years in prison. Damaris Garcia looks on from far left. (UPI Photo/Ron Sachs/Pool)
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