Life on wheels for “nomads” hit by the crisis in Brazil

Unlike what was portrayed in "Nomadland", a film by Chloé Zhao, the winner of the Oscars, those who live on wheels in Brazil do not move between cities, but through neighborhoods of the same city.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A couple of vans, a school bus, and a mobile home occupy a street near one of São Paulo's busiest subway stops. Inside live Brazilian "nomads," people who lost everything in the 2015 crisis and were forced to turn their vehicles into homes.

Unlike what was portrayed in "Nomadland", a film by Chloé Zhao, the great winner of the Oscars, those who live on wheels in Brazil do not move between cities, but through neighborhoods of the same city, always in search of a safe place where they can do small jobs.

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