Their story has been called the American Dream: a husband and wife team start a moonlight upholstery business in their garage to raise extra money to support their autistic son.
Fifteen years later, Sher and Eli Valenzuelas’ company, First State Manufacturing, is employing nearly 70 people and producing millions in revenue. On top of that, Sher is running for Delaware’s Lieutenant Governor.
Tonight, Sher Valenzuela will share this story with the nation, when she addresses the Republican Convention. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will close the evening.