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The Parking Lot - Impact of the 2014 Brazil World Cup

From the time he was a little boy, Felipe (15yrs) wanted to be a professional soccer player. When the 2014 World Cup™ was announced, Felipe was excited to see his heroes playing in his own hometown. Felipe's family lived close to Rio de Janeiro's famous Maracanã stadium. Excitement soon turned to sorrow as the city decided to evict his community to build a parking lot. They were forced to move to Cosmos, far away from the city.

"The Parking Lot" introduces a hopeful, insightful teenager as he learns painful lessons about the true human cost of mega sporting events. His journey is one that many children have endured in the lead up to the 2014 Soccer World Cup™ - thousands of children have been evicted. 

Mega sporting events should be safe for children Share their voices #childrenwin

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