Cuba’s Elin Gonzlez says he wants to reconcile with his Miami relatives

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Cardenas, Cuba( CNN) Elian Gonzalez greets me with a smile and firm handshake.

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He is unassuming and low-key despite once being at the center of a bitter international custody duel committing two Cold War enemies.

Gonzalez sits calmly in his family home in Cardenas as “his fathers”, Juan Miguel, talks a mile instant. There are family draws on the wall near personas of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.

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