Ceil Lucas was born in the United States, but raised from ages 5 through 21 in Guatemala City and Rome, Italy. Book Summary How I Got Here: A Memoir explores Ceil Lucas' full and varied background and family history. It's a journey that spans the globe and centuries of time. Growing Up Abroad Guatemala City and Rome are the cities that Ceil Lucas knew best as a child. She did not live regularly in the United States until much later. The Lucas Family Tree While Ceil Lucas did not grow up in the United States, the first Lucas to America was a Quaker who sailed to Philadelphia in 1679. Facebook Feed #190 - Error validating application. Invalid application ID. Here are some possible solutions to fix the error. Thank You For Supporting Independent Authors! Buy The Book Here!