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Diaz: Rubio Makes Me Proud to Be an American

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You can probably deduce from my name that just like Marco Rubio, I am Hispanic. At the tender age of eight, my father – along with his brother and my grandmother – had to leave everything he had and had known in order to escape the oppression of communist Cuba. My grandfather, a famous musician at the time, had to stay back. He was later able to escape and, upon arrival in Puerto Rico where my family finally settled after a short stay in Miami, he was quoted in a local magazine saying, “If I had not been able to escape, my only option would have been suicide.” Read more at