"I can't speak for other countries in Latin America, but in Cuba, it's the mixture of Catholicism and Santeria and the whole African influence," Cruz said. "It's something that is passed on; it's in our blood. It's a superstition we have in our myths. It's a certain respect for nature, that it is bigger than us."
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