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Rare Peru tribe ends isolation

Food shortage forces Mashco Piro tribe members of the Amazon rainforest to begin to interact with the 21st century.

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A rare Peruvian tribe has finally come out of hiding in the Amazon rainforest after living in isolation for decades.

Members of the Mashco Piro tribe, forced by a shortage of food, have ended their isolation and are starting to interact with the 21st century.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

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