He spent his younger years on his father’s farms, along with spending a lot of his time in Catholic boarding schools. He always liked sports therefore he always played them at recess in school. Castro began law school at the University of Havana in 1945 and became involved in politics. In 1947, Fidel Castro met up with a group of political exiles from Caribbean countries. These exiles planned and wanted to get rid of dictator, so they joined a group.When Castro joined, he planned to stop dictator Generalissimo Rafael Trujillo of the Dominican Republic although, he cancelled from doing so because there was too much international pressure. In 1948, Castro traveled to a city in Colombia named Botota. His plans were to disrupt the American Union Conference which also had Batista in it. However, riots broke out, nevertheless Castro just grabbed a rifle and joined.
Shortley from returning to Cuba, Castro married a co-student named Mirta Diaz-Balart in October 1948. They both had one child together. Castro graduated from law school and began practicing it as well in 1950. Fidel had a big interest in politics so he became a candidate in the Cuban House of Representatives...
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