When she was 20 years old, Lucrecia de la Torre left her home country of Guatemala and moved to the United States, eventually finding her way to Durham. She was interviewed by her daughter, Rose at the StoryCorps booth in Durham, North Carolina.
Rose and her mother Lucrecia de la Torre both live in Durham, North Carolina. They talked at the StoryCorps booth at the American Tobacco Historic District this past April. All StoryCorps interviews are archived at the Library of Congress.