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Favela Rising

A little over a year ago, a bunch of white, middle-class guys—much like myself—invited me to do something that had never been done before in Brazil: run an international literary festival in a Rio de Janeiro slum. This extraordinary idea sounded like a joke to me. Well, a little more than a year later, it's actually happening.  Its name is FLUPP, the International Literary Fair of the Pacification Police Units. Sounds weird? I thought so,...

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