Month: June 2021

Two kilometres from history – We Ain’t Got No History

It was 2015 and I was a little ball of depression living mostly in my bedroom in the less than glorious suburbs of Rio de Janeiro. Most of my days were spent blaming myself for problems completely outside of my control, which had taken me away from my life-long dream of studying at one of the country’s best universities. It was made harder by my failed attempts at contributing to the household, trying to find any kind of work that would help pay the bills. That was not easy in a depressed economy — that is still going under today.

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