My mother Elva zavala Medel was born in Potreros, Guanajuato Mexico on december 23rd of 1947. Her parents are Salvador Zavala Uribe and Maria del Rosario Medel. My mother had many siblings, Fidel, Luis, Gloria, Celia, Graciela, Jose Rosario, Gumaro, Maria del Carmen, Arturo, Felipe, and Salvador.
My father Jose Doroteo Ruiz Castillo was born in Ventura, San Luis Potosi Mexico on septemeber 09 of 1945. His parents are Felix Ruiz Ramirez and Maria Magdalena Castillo Narvaez. My father also came from a big family. He had many siblings, Ramon, Zaleta, Jose Lorenzo, Jose, Epifania, Jose Isabel, Doroteo, Lorenzo, Julia, Barbara, and Juan.
My mother and father married on june 30th of 1969. My older brother, Jose Antonio was born in Mexico City on May 10th 1970. I, Jose Manuel Ruiz was born on january 26th, 1972. My brother Enrique was born on July 13th of 1973, and my youngest brother Francisco Javier was born on December 12th of 1974.