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State to Send 33,000 Students to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The same as the government did for the Olympics, thousands of students from Rio state schools will have the opportunity to watch the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, which will be held between September 7th and 18th. Through a partnership with the Departments of Education and Sport, Recreation and Youth and the Rio 2016 organization, there will be 33,000 tickets distributed to students throughout the state during the Paralympic Games.

State Secretary of Sport, Recreation and Youth, Marco Antônio Cabral, explained, "To take these young people to the biggest event . . .

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