Here’s a glimpse of the energetic Marco Rubio’s compelling — and often surprising — life story, from “The Rise of Marco Rubio,” the upcoming biography by The Post’s Manuel Roig-Franzia.
1. He knew hard times as a kid. His parents, both from Cuba, often worked two jobs each in a variety of places. His father was a busboy and a bartender; his mother worked in a number of retail outlets, including K-Mart. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Buy Photo