Crucita Marrero was born in Puerto Rico, raised in New York City and moved to Lorain in 1980. She remembers the differences between living in the city and moving to rural Ohio. Church and faith have been the central to her family. She talks about getting involved with the Spanish speaking church. She played and wrote music for her church and later was called to lead the church as a pastor. She is proud to be fully invested in her community and help it grow.