Lourdes Leon


Lourdes Leon was born in Lagos de Morelo Jalisco, Mexico, and moved to Chicago in 1979. Ms. Leon is a successful business owner in Cincinnati, Ohio. She owns Taqueria El Mercado, which open in 1999, shortly after she arrived to Ohio. She also owns a panaderia and a small grocery store, along the same shopping strip. She talks to us about moving to Ohio from Chicago, looking for better opportunities for herself and her family. She tells us about raising her family and keeping her language, identity and traditions alive.