Children From Brazil's Favelas Turn to Ballet for Escape

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All Kinds of Stories

"We see all kinds of stories here. From girls who haven't showered in days, who don't know how to brush their teeth, who are locked inside their homes all day," Machado, instructor and head of the project, told AP. "I feel always responsible for their lives, always worried about what may happen.”

(Photo: AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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