By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO – With an unwavering and sizable voter support for his bid for presidency, José Serra refuses to be the underdog, despite the ever-growing numbers for his main rival, Dilma Rousseff. In the second of three profiles of the leading contenders, The Rio Times looks into Serra's life, from his humble beginnings to major achievements, and his second attempt to become the president of Brazil.

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