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By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In spite of social and economic distance, an exciting new relationship has emerged, linking a class of schoolboys from the Richard Hale School in Hertfordshire, England, to a group of children at the Casa Jovem adolescent facility in Rocinha, considered Rio's largest favela community.

The connection was made thanks to the actions of an expatriate and member of the International Club Rio (Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?