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Brazilians: Nationality
Brazilians are citizens of Brazil. A Brazilian can also be a person born abroad to a Brazilian parent or legal guardian as well as a persons who acquired Brazilian citizenship. Brazil is a multiethnic society, which means that it is home to people of many different ethnic origins. As a result, majority of Brazilians do not equate their nationality with their ethnicity, usually embracing and espousing both simultaneously.


Toned and trim: Brazilians prioritize exercise [Video]

Toned and trim: Brazilians prioritize exercise

As virus cases continue to rise in Brazil, some residents are determined to keep up with their workout routines even if it means a little adjustment. Francis Maguire reports.

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