UWALDE, TX – Outside post office in downtown Marisela Sanchez, 33, began to break down down and cry when asked what it was like grow up in Uvalde.
According to her, there is no violence in the city. “We are not hateful people”.
Some people in the city sleeps with their doors are not locked, she added.
Martina Avila, 21, moved to Uvalde when she was 12 and immediately made Close friends.
“Everyone just so caring and loving, and as a community we are very, you know together how one family” said Avila, a college student. student, who brought her 5-year-old daughterMadalynn, to the town square, to show support for them community. She spent sign that said, “Remember their names,” written in red marker with two hearts. “His just like Any small town. Were there for together in good times and bad times”.
This is place where everyone helps out when is the charity dinner for someone facing emergency medical care or in favor of sports team. Many families are large and people tend to stay or come back lift up children. “We are happy here,” Sanchez said. “If something bad happens, it’s really rare.”