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All Things Considered host Melissa Block reports on a nation about to step on to the world stage.

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My final image from Brazil is this: unprompted, my Rio cab driver, taking me to the airport, shows me the home screen image on his phone. It’s the logo of the football club he supports, Flamengo (the most popular team in Brazil), shaped like a heart. And it pulses.

melissablock:

My final image from Brazil is this: unprompted, my Rio cab driver, taking me to the airport, shows me the home screen image on his phone. It’s the logo of the football club he supports, Flamengo (the most popular team in Brazil), shaped like a heart. And it pulses.