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When to Say No?

Activists demonstrate in front of riot police outside the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia

Once I make a decision I’m pretty much set in my ways and there’s nothing that you can tell me to think otherwise. The summer of 2013  I decided that I must attend the World Cup in Rio. A few people tried to dissuade and tell me to skip out on this because of the political unrest in Brazil. These days it seems like every nation is going through some sort of unrest but people still travel.

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World Cup 2014 Dreams


Football and cricket were the only sports that was played  in my house  growing up. I didn’t care for cricket so needless to say football(soccer) is my favorite sport ever. Even though I follow teams throughout the year, the World Cup is the only time where I can say that I get maniac crazy for the sport. It’s the only event that truly brings out the the good, the bad and the ugly. I even shed tears and as many of you know I don’t cry at all.

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