Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
The amazing story of the Cuban immigrants who came to America penniless and built a business empire encompassing music, film, and TV. Viewers learn how Emilio rose from the mailroom at Bacardi Imports to become its director of Latin marketing; how the two built the Miami Sound Machine into an international music powerhouse; and how Gloria recovered from a near-fatal accident to resume her singing career. Interviewees include the Estefans and their son Nayib, Janet Reno, and Tommy Mottola.
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