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Break time from the roda
Capoeiristas take a breather in between duels. The Afro-Brazilian martial art that they practice inside the neighborhood community center is a blend of fighting and dancing, with duels performed to live music inside a human circle called a roda.

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Phenomenal photograph! What strength and beauty in every way possible.
Posted Saturday, May 28, 2011 2:33PM

Outstanding photo with strength, and pride radiating from these young men! I would love to see their performance. Great job as a photographer Inocencia!
Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008 5:33PM

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author of this photograph:

Maputo project participant

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Posted 3:19PM on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 Pacific Time


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