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Projeto Dom De Amor: The Gift of Love

After weeks of trying to find an NGO that would welcome us, we found home in Dom de Amar. Situated in the North Zone, this NGO situated just out of Curicica was a reminder of why I came to Rio in the first place. 555 more words


Fala Portuguese?

In the movie, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Audrey Hepburn’s character, Holly, is planning to move to Brazil.  To learn about the culture and language, she goes to the library to get information. 161 more words

Injured war vet trains for international sporting competition

YONKERS (PIX11)– SSG Michael Kacer is a Yonkers veteran. He lost his left arm in a rocket attack in Afghanistan in 2008, and has also suffered from Traumatic Brain Injury. 95 more words


1st stop Rio...

Six days into our travels and our first blog post is long overdue.  As I write this we’re actually enjoying our second night in Ilha Grande, an island just south of Rio. 141 more words


Usain Bolt Races on the Beach in Rio

Usain Bolt runs on Copacabana beach (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes)

By Seth Rubinroit

Usain Bolt ran his first 100m race of 2014, winning with a time of 10.06 seconds.  122 more words

Track & Field

The Photoshop, 1936

This snapshot taken in Rio, though cute is misleading. The vertical line is the giveaway clue here. The couple took turns snapping each others picture in the single cockpit. 34 more words