With all the work and dedication she had accomplished throughout her life, she also found and accepted peace, healing and unconditional love in her renewed faith of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Vela attended the , where she was the lead in the and.
She takes great comfort in food.
She later lived in Olmito.
On 3 August, she shared her childhood photo of her with her mother, which she had never seen until her mother sent it to her that day.
By the age of 10, Cindy weighed 140 lbs, which then went up to 200 lbs when she was 14.