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Sharing President Obama's Trip to Cuba with #CubaVisit

People across the world have taken to social media to express their excitement for President Obama's #CubaVisit.

Since 1928, no U.S. President had traveled to Cuba — until this week. On Sunday, President Obama boarded Air Force One and blazed a new trail for the U.S.-Cuba relationship as he arrived in Havana. This historic trip has ignited excitement from Americans and Cubans alike. People across the world have taken to social media to express their excitement for the journey using #CubaVisit. There are deep ties and bonds between the American people and the Cuban people. These posts reflect some amazing personal stories from Cuban Americans, citizens who've experienced a visit to Cuba, and the incredible significance of the President's trip. 

"More Americans are visiting Cuba than at any time in the last 50 years—Cuban-American families; American students, teachers, humanitarian volunteers, faith communities—all forging new ties and friendships that are bringing our countries closer."
-President Obama announcing a new chapter with Cuba in February 2016

On Instagram, @rbascherini shares his experience traveling to Cuba

On Instagram, @naomipiercey shares memories from her trip to Cuba

@lake_jevin shares his thought's on the President's trip to Cuba

@shaunevaristo shares his photo from Revolution Square taken during his trip to Cuba

@grantlegan shares his perspective on the President's historic trip to Cuba

@underceej shares memories from his trip to Cuba

@lathamdesign shares a photo from a recent trip to Havana, Cuba

@lusttforlife shares a photo from her recent trip to Havana

@beautifuldestinations shares a photo of Havana's pastel colored streets