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27 Sep 2010 10:22 GMT | Arts & Culture, Latin America, Brazil
Many young Brazilians who live in the country's violent slums are turning to music to fight poverty. For them, music offers a way out of their miserable existence. Some young men in Vigario Geral, one of Rio de Janeiro's most violent slums, are studying music with the help of a non-governmental organisation that is struggling to give young people an opportunity in life. Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the favella.
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Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
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