Three questions for ...
What’s your favorite place you’ve visited around the world that isn’t your hometown?
“My favorite place would be Spain. ... I had a fantastic time. I knew a little bit of Spanish from the Spanish I learned here from the guys and in my first year. I thought I knew Spanish, but I went over to Spain and I was like, ‘You know what? I know Spanish.’ And I started talking in Spanish, but the Dominican Spanish. And they looked at me like, ‘What is this guy saying right now?’ ... They speak the normal Spanish, and Dominicans have a bit of a dialect.”
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What was it about Spain that really stands out to you as a favorite?
“The environment. It’s kind of a clean place. The people are real nice. Going to the beach. The culture. Just learning how to dance the salsa and the cha-cha. It was just, all around, fabulous.”
You visited Cuba, too. What was that experience like?
“I’ve been brought up in that kind of environment in Cuba, so for me it wasn’t a shock. It was like, ‘Oh, there’s other people that live like this. This is nice. I can do, third-world country.’ So it was fine for me. For other people, it was an eye-opening experience.”
Faces of LECOM Park
Job title: Bradenton Marauders assistant general manager
Hometown: South Amboy, N.J.
Years at the park: Second year
Fans of the Game
Hometown: Allentown, Pa.
How long she’s been a fan: 10 years