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Reverend Jill Martinez is the former Democratic candidate for the United States House of Representatives in California's 24th congressional district.
A Presbyterian minister, Martinez has worked for the Ventura County Area Housing Authority and taught professional ethics at California State University, Stanislaus and was co-host of the bi-lingual television program, "La Voz de la Raza" for ABC's Stockton, CA affiliate.
Not only were their differing ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds a strong factor in their initial dislike, but Eden and Cruz were attracted to other characters on the show.
During this period, Cruz was pursuing his childhood friend, Santana Andrade, while Eden was showing interest in Lionel Lockridge.
When I arrived in the show, I was told that my character was supposed to be related to Warren Lockridge.
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Eden was portrayed by American actress Marcy Walker from September 28, 1984 to August 9, 1991, and Cruz was portrayed by actor A Martinez from August 13, 1984 to September 11, 1992.
This couple's subsequent relationship was not apparent when their characters first appeared.
As a matter of fact, Cruz and Eden did not seem to like each other very much in their early scenes from 1984.
One of her major platforms has been addressing poor housing conditions on the Central Coast of California.
She has also expressed concern over health care, transportation, port security, the Iraq War, and globalization.