As the United States breaks down Cold War-era barriers with Cuba, the nation lives in a parallel universe, where old and modern co-exist.

WBBM Newsradio’s Felicia Middlebrooks reports, in the first of a five part series.

Cubans tell Middlebrooks that they are looking forward to the end of the U.S. economic embargo and putting Cold War, anti-communist policies in the past.

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