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Marco Rubio paused in his run for the US senate in Florida -- -- his father who passed away on Saturday night.
Marcos father Mario rubio worked as a bartender for most of his life.
But his four kids wanted for nothing.
And here in the words of -- was why quote.
We has four children were the purpose of his life and our accomplishments.
Were not just a source of natural parental pride.
They were and are affirmation that he matter that his life had real purpose that is sacrifices were not invade.
Now my dad was proud of all -- children and grandchildren and he would have been proud of me no matter what I chose to do but.
I think what made -- especially proud of the career right I've chosen is because of how far it is from the one he had.
For years my dad would work bank -- in hotels many times these events featured a well known figure giving a speech.
At these events they're usually only two people standing behind a table the speakers behind the podium and a bartender behind the bar.
My dad of course was the one behind the bar but he worked all his life so that his kids could make the symbolic journey from behind the bar to behind the podium and in fact.
I literally did that journey is a testament to the greatness of America and that journey was the purpose.
Of my own father's life.
But I -- tribute to his dad to Marco Rubio.
And his family.
Our very deepest sympathies for the passing of a great dad in a great American.
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