This is the pen name of the main character, a member of the feared Latin Kings gang in Chicago.
She was only sixteen when she married a seventy-four-year-old man.
She was an older teen girl who was Reymundo's best friend in the gang.
After Morena's death, Reymundo lived for a time with this girl and her two young sons.
She was Reymundo's girlfriend from the time he was thirteen to fifteen years old.
She was determined to get a college education and end her family's cycle of poverty.
He was Reymundo's friend at Von Humboldt School, during the idyllic first year in Humboldt Park.
He was one of the first Latin Kings that Reymundo met, a boy a year older who became his partner in many crimes.
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