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Characters: Cisco & Gretchen
Cisco & Gretchen
Cisco & Gretchen
Cisco Santiago, Rosa's brother, grew up with his family in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. As an adolescent he was a member of neighborhood gangs. At the age of fourteen he applied to work for the Center for Family Life. While at the Center he met another teen counselor, Gretchen Gomez.
Baby Thalia
Cisco credits Sister Geraldine and the Center for saving him from the streets. Today he is a police officer in Brooklyn. He married Gretchen and had a baby girl, named Thalia.


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