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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Acadêmicos do Salgueiro will be the second school to parade down the famed Sambódromo on February 8th during the second night of Grupo Especial (Special Group) competition for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Carnival.

In 2015, Acadêmicos do Salgueiro, also known simply as Salgueiro, fell short of winning the Championship after presenting the enredo (theme), “Do fundo do quintal, saberes e sabores na Sapucaí” (From the background . . .

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