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NORTH TEXAS (CBS11) – Mariano Martinez has bragging rights for life.

I’m not a cook, I’m a margarita man,” Martinez says.

He’s world famous for inventing the frozen margarita machine right here in North Texas.

“I think the margarita machine helped me to survive,” says Martinez.

I walked into a 7-Eleven and saw a Slupree machine,” says Martinez.  “That’s when the light bulb went off.”

Learn more by watching Kaley O’Kelley’s Texans With Character story on Mariano Martinez.

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