Eric Marques paddles to catch a wave during his surfing class off Sao Conrado beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. “I love surfing. I love being in the water. There’s not much for us to do at home,” said Marques, who lives with his grandmother in a shack on the hillside next to a fetid cascade of raw sewage. We have a lot of gunfights (in Rocinha). It’s hard to live there. It’s too crowded, so I prefer to hit the beach.” (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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