Latine Southern Ohio / Latine del Sur de Ohio: A Bilingual Oral History Collection / Una Colección de Historia Oral Bilingüe

Interview with Hector Reffit

Cassie Patterson
Celine Lamb


Hector discusses his childhood in Mexico, his and his siblings’ adoption process and move to Minford Ohio. He also discusses his changing relationship to religion throughout his life and his calling to become a pastor. Finally, Hector addresses some of the challenges he has faced as a person of Mexican descent and the challenges, particularly related to language, that members of the southern Ohio Latino community faces.