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Opening Ceremony from the favela

The Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony is seen from the Mangueira favela slum. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony is seen from the Mangueira favela slum. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony is seen from the Mangueira favela slum. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Residents of Mangueira favela watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents of Mangueira favela watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents of Mangueira favela watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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People watch fireworks from the Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony, from the Mangueira favela. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People watch fireworks from the Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony, from the Mangueira favela. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People watch fireworks from the Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony, from the Mangueira favela. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Residents of Mangueira favela watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents of Mangueira favela watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents of Mangueira favela watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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The Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony is seen from the Mangueira favela. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

The Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony is seen from the Mangueira favela. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

The Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony is seen from the Mangueira favela. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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People watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

People watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

People watch the opening ceremony on TV. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A family photographs fireworks over the Maracana stadium from the roof of their home in the Mangueira favela, or slum, as the Rio Olympic opening ceremony unfolds. 

REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A family photographs fireworks over the Maracana stadium from the roof of their home in the Mangueira favela, or slum, as the Rio Olympic opening ceremony unfolds. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A family photographs fireworks over the Maracana stadium from the roof of their home in the Mangueira favela, or slum, as the Rio Olympic opening ceremony unfolds. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Residents of Mangueira favela watch the fireworks from the Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents of Mangueira favela watch the fireworks from the Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents of Mangueira favela watch the fireworks from the Maracana Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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