Hidden in Sight: Preachers in Rio Rescue Souls of Addicts

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  • Brazil Preachers Look to Save Drug Addicts
  • Preparation
  • Lines of the Helpless
  • Distributing Food
  • Former Addicts Help Current Addicts
  • Brazil No. 1 Consumer of Crack Cocaine
  • Addicts Lay on the Ground
  • Prayers for the Addicted
  • Tackling Spiritual Issues
  • Two-Thirds Relapse

Brazil Preachers Look to Save Drug Addicts

Beyond the tourist attractions of Rio De Janeiro, where thousands will ascend in June for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, street preachers take the streets at night to rescue the souls of crack addicts in the favela of Jacarezinho. Take a look at images from the Associated Press, showing a world beyond the city's main attraction.Natelege Whaley (@Natelege_)

In the photo of above, Pastor Celio Ricardo prays with members of God's Love rehabilitation center before heading out to minister to addicts in the streets.  (Photo: AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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