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Brazil fights poverty with music
Despite strong economic growth, many Brazilians still live in violent slums.
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2010 10:22 GMT



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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