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July 11, 1994 | RON HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For as long as Luiza Maria Nascimento Elias can remember breathing, she has wanted to move away from Rocinha. When she gazed out onto the crumbling, narrow streets winding their way up the back of Two Brothers mountain and at the shacks stacked precariously atop each other like children's building blocks, all she saw was poverty and neglect.
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July 11, 1994 | RON HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For as long as Luiza Maria Nascimento Elias can remember breathing, she has wanted to move away from Rocinha. When she gazed out onto the crumbling, narrow streets winding their way up the back of Two Brothers mountain and at the shacks stacked precariously atop each other like children's building blocks, all she saw was poverty and neglect.
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