Family, education, faith and food culture are the defining values for Latinos in rural Ohio. Despite the distance that separates them from their countries of origin, Latinos prioritize holding on to their cultural roots. Photo: Despite not having grown up in Puerto Rico, Gigi Gonzalez Cottrell (with her mother and father) enjoyed a rich Latino cultural life while growing up. Her parents emphasized both the role of family and maintaining strong Christian beliefs. Credit: Patricia Mota '16.