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TODAY   |  January 10, 2014

Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance

Footage has materialized of the former Cuban president attending the opening of an art studio in Havana Wednesday night. It is the first time he has been seen in public in nine months. The 87-year-old led Cuba for 48 years before falling ill in 2006 and handing over power to his brother Raul.

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>>> public appearance by former cuban president fidel castro . castro attended the opening of an art studio in havana wednesday night. it's the first time he's been seen in public in nine months. the 87-year-old led cuba for 48 years before getting sick in 2006 . he handed over power to his brother raul.