Emilio Flores Márquez was born on Aug. 8, 1908 in Carolina, Puerto Rico. As the second-oldest of 11 children and the firstborn son, he provided and cared for his siblings. Flores Márquez often helped his father on their sugarcane farm by watering and loading the sugarcane onto wagons.

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