At a new conference on Easter Sunday 2000, a tearful Marisleysis Gonzalez, right, Elian's 21-year-old cousin who has been a surrogate mother to child, shows the media an Associated Press photo of a gun-toting agent reaching for Elian as fisherman Donato Dalrymple, who had rescued the boy at sea, clutching Elian in a closet at the family's Miami home. This, she said, "is the face of fear." Next to her is Lazaro Gonzales, her father and Elian's great-uncle. In the background is Republican Sen. Bob Smith of New Hamshire. The angry and tearful Miami relatives demanded the child back and asked to be able to visit him. Neither occurred.
Sun-Sentinel/ Taimy Alvarez, file
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