Venezuelan gifted new violin after viral video struck a chord

A Venezuelan violinist who was filmed crying last month after government forces destroyed his instrument is back making music.

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    A Venezuelan violinist who was filmed crying last month after government forces destroyed his instrument is back to making music.

     

    The video of Wuilly Arteaga distressed and holding his instrument in pieces went viral.

     

    But the gift of a new violin has the young musician back drawing a crowd.

     

    Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports.


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