Mireya del Castillo loved animals, was 'guiding light' for her children

Saturday, June 22, 2013 | 6:35 p.m. CDT; updated 9:25 p.m. CDT, Saturday, June 22, 2013

COLUMBIA — Mireya del Castillo, an established lawyer and community activist in Cuba, overcame extraordinary circumstances to flee Fidel Castro's rule and start a new life in America.