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One way out: Gang members in Brazil escape death by converting to Christianity on YouTube
By Marina Lopes
May 17

RIO BRANCO, Brazil — As the sound of gunshots grew closer, Janderson Viera knew that the rival gang that had taken over his neighborhood was coming for him.

Running to his bedroom, he called the only lifeline he had left: the Rev. Arnaldo Barros.

“I want to convert,” he said.

As gang wars drive Brazil’s homicide rate to historic highs, evangelical pastors — long revered in the nation’s slums and prisons — have come up with a new way to protect members looking for a way out.

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/one-way-out-pastors-in-brazil-converting-gang-members-on-youtube/2019/05/17/be560746-614c-11e9-bf24-db4b9fb62aa2_story.html

Those gangs, they sound worse than Mexico's because it sounds like there are more of them. Some of those cities, at least the Favelas, neighborhoods are like no-man's lands it sounds like, Brazil has always had that reputation.
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And the LEFTS..want that in America too.  If anyone says something..we are racist...bla bla..bla....

It just is the truth. 


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