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Brazil, Colombia Pay Tribute to Chapecoense Tragedy

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, November 30th, in the stadium where the first of two games to determine the winner of this year’s Copa Sul Americana was scheduled to be held, more than forty thousand gathered, dressed in white, to honor the 71 people killed in a plane crash on Monday, November 28th. Among those killed were most of the players and staff of Brazil’s Chapacoense football (soccer) team, as well as twenty Brazilian journalists going to Medellin, Colombia to cover the championship final.

“We Brazilians will never forget how the . . .

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