They met when both were studying high school at the Arturo Osores school and the romance arose, according to Lilia Paredes, in the last year. Later, they studied together to become teachers at the Cutervo Pedagogical Institute in Cajamarca, a region in northern Peru. Today, she is 48 years old and has related that, in addition to being a good student, Castillo was a young leader among the students in her classroom and at the institute. On July 28, when the bicentennial of independence from Spain is celebrated, Paredes will become the first lady of Peru.
She remembers that, as part of the social work at the end of the degree, among all the students of the promotion they built a