VTM: The Richmond Man Who Swam To Freedom
RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – It is a true tale of high risk, but big reward. Tico Sanchez, a native of Cuba, sought a better life but knew the odds of finding one in Cuba were slim. So he made the extraordinary decision to escape to America , by ‘swimming’. Greg McQuade and CBS6 photojournalist Tim Hawkins share the story of how gaining his freedom was more than just a stroke of luck.