Wow, this one is cool. We dug it up on the National Archives’ site.

This is a letter from a young Fidel Castro, at the age of 14, who was a student at Colegio de Dolores school in Santiago, Cuba.

letter from Castro to FDR
letter from Castro to FDR
[Click here for larger version.]

What’s even crazier is that the guy is STILL ALIVE!

Source: U.S. National Archives

Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.