Mara Speece is a Cross Cultural Kid (CCK) who was born in the Galapagos Islands. Speece lived in Quito, Ecuador for four years then, moved to the United States and grew up outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is interested in CULTURS magazine because she loves to learn about people and their cultures and the stories behind them. Speece has content that will inspire you to travel and learn about other people’s culture around you and the world! Speece is a part of a very large family who has multiple cultures shared within it. She loves to travel and discover different cultures, meet new people and find the beauty within each and everyone.