Laura Sámano
by Laura Samano, Managing Editor

Where were you born?
San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México

What is your favorite Bible verse?
I have two favorite chapters: Psalm 121 and Romans 8.

When you were Guide age, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A writer.

What are your hobbies?
I collect flutes and learn musical instruments.

What is your favorite veggie food item?
Chorizo, the way my mom makes it.

Do you speak any other languages? If so, which ones?
I speak Spanish, English, and a little Portuguese.

What are your nicknames?
Laury, Nena, Chaparrita, Herania, Lalita

What’s your secret talent?
I can move my ears.

If you were stranded on a deserted island and could bring only three items, what would they be?
My Bible, a blanket, and a lighter.

Who is your favorite music artist?
Michael W. Smith

What’s the best piece of advice your mom has ever given you?
Make God the focus of your life.

What’s the most amazing thing God’s ever done for you?
Healing me when doctors said I wouldn’t recover from viral meningitis.

Why did you decide to work for Guide?
Because it’s the perfect combination of my favorite things: God, kids, and their stories.