Fidel's 90th birthday celebration in his hometown of Biran
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Miguel Sanchez Leyva, a local 77 year old resident who is a noted classical guitar player and honored poet. He also has Cuba's highest military commendation being a guerilla fighter against the Batista forces while Fidel and Raul were in Mexico planning the Revolution, fought with Raul as a member of the Second Front during the Revolution, led forces for Fidel eliminating the counter revolutionary forces after the 1959 Triumph of the Revolution, and was one of Fidel's leaders at the Bay of Pigs invasion.