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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After almost 24 hours after the deadline to surrender to authorities, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva finally left the Metalworker Union building in São Bernardo do Campo, outside of São Paulo. By the middle of the night the two-term president was in Curitiba to start serving his twelve-year sentence.

Lula defied a court order to turn himself in by Friday at 5PM by stating that he would only present himself to authorities after attending a Saturday morning mass in remembrance of his . . .

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