By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign, twenty-one-year-old student and “favelado” (favela resident) Daniel Calarco will be heading to Columbia University this August to study International Relations, Human Rights, and Business.

“When you grow up in a favela, it’s so hard to find the motivation to know you can make it,” comments Calarco, who grew up in the favela communities of Vintém and Vila Aliança in . . .

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