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8 things I witnessed while covering the Rio Olympics

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Fast food for athletes, earthquake survivor, Michael Phelps using my pen: just another day covering the Olympics.

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Poem: “Rio gets the Olympics”

in Poetry/Sports by
Instead of talking about fears over the Rio Olympics, we visit a poem I wrote full of joy and pride in my gorgeous, trouble-ridden hometown being made host. http://leipglo.com

The announcement that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Olympics represented a happier, more hopeful time than the actual games in this difficult period for the city and Brazil – I’d like to remember it here.

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Carnaval: beer, glitter and Gerard Butler

in Philosophies/Travel by
Stalking Gerard Butler at Rio Carnival 2010... photo: Gerard's friend

Confessions from a random chick who landed in the VIP.

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Christmas Story: Jesus from the slums

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Dedicated to all the unsung sons (and daughters) of God.

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