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Yes we're here with Julio Castro and Maria Castro Montana's Alito is the boy's uncle -- store.
Is that right across the street and Maria is first cousins with those three boys that you just had on the screen.
We're looking at the pictures of your first cousins that are now behind bars.
And it's allegedly been holding these girls for ten years what goes through your mind as a -- a member.
-- home devastation and obviously shock.
This is all unfolding to our family as well as it is to the rest of the world I mean we had no indication of any of this.
And we our -- deeply saddened.
That members of our family -- had anything to do with this.
But first and foremost -- -- I just want to express.
And -- Michelle.
We feel for everything that you went through.
These girls lost ten years of there's a lot of their lives -- -- never gonna get that back and there's nothing that we could ever do or say.
Home to make that better and to give them back a part of their childhood.
But they are true heroes here -- They survived.
House and beyond all -- And I applaud them for that.
I hope that they can somehow someday find normalcy in their lives again and move on and move past this.
And reunite with their families and reconnect with what they've lost very emotional for you -- -- your eyes isn't new these girls as well hum.
My boys went to school with Amanda -- and a -- my family has known Gina -- Susan's family.
Home for as long as they've all and we evolving in Cleveland so it is truly emotional it's truly.
-- did so many people who knew.
These Brothers were -- -- home.
Their own children cannot come to grips right now with how this has all transpired our family is trying to come to grips with how.
This all happened and how -- This was kept quiet for so long it's unbelievable.
You know that is growing up and in my family are cousins are very close we spend holidays together.
This is your first -- these three men who were arrested your first cousins did you grow up playing with them did you -- any science and their personalities you know they didn't.
Grow up initially with us here in Cleveland they are -- he -- sons of a first wife of my uncle my father's brother who has since passed away.
And days -- I grew up in a different household they were first born in Puerto Rico they came to Pennsylvania and then from Pennsylvania -- approximately teenagers came here to Cleveland.
So we didn't grow up with them like we did -- -- hum the rest of the Castro cousins.
Obviously they they were always embraced as part of our family they -- you know we saw -- at weddings and funerals.
But you know it.
When you grow up in a family unit you grow apart you -- get your own family you have your own children.
You focus on your own small family your own family life ever have a chance to go in the house that we see behind us where these girls -- allegedly -- I hadn't not ever been in that house during that time that area lived there.
Neither at this point.
That he was singled more at the time that he was married living in the house mr.
Castro let me ask you you grew up watching these boys at play with your kids did you see any science.
No notre whatsoever.
Or your family stores across the street and they grew up in there and working in there as well.
They never showed so.
-- Angel in the her.
Evil in the evil -- in them.
And he did speak to one of the family members as well real quickly used it to -- as grandfather what -- -- -- noise -- -- there's uncle.
He didn't say much of the time AA -- -- shot.
Okay thank you so much for being with us we're saddened for your family what you have to go through and for those girls and what they endured.
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