In this Sept. 15, 2012 photo, Luiz Pinto, left, sings samba in the Quilombo Sacopa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. To Pinto and his family, this was much more than a party. They were trying to save the grouping of brick houses and shacks nestled in the lush foilage of Brazil’s coastal rainforest where Pinto’s ancestors have made their home for more than century but never legally owned. They first arrived more than a century ago as escaped slaves hiding out in a nearby cave. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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