Laura “Laurita” Tellado was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. An only child, she was three years old when her parents decided to move the family to Orlando, Florida, where she has resided ever since. Tellado is a freelance writer, editor, and blogger, and the founder of Holdin' Out for a Hero and Espresso con Leche blogs, as well as the Founder and President of The Laurita Spina Bifida Project, a non-profit whose mission it so promote positive awareness of spina bifida and unite spina bifida communities across the globe. In addition, Tellado is Editor of Hispanic PR Blog. She holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Central Florida. Follow her on Twitter @Laurita86, @TheLSBProject, @EspressoYLeche, and @HoldinOut4Hero.