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Chaos before the Grêmio v Internacional game in Brazil

My wife is from Rio Grande do Sul which has around 11 million passionate football fans who are mad about either Grêmio or Internacional....

Luke Simmons
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You Had Just One Job

It’s sunny. It’s party time. For 4 year olds. It’s 1998. My sister is turning 4. The party is being held in a huge park near our house....

Nick O'Connell
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Nightmare in the Middle of Nowhere

It was December of 1974 and I had just got married to Juvencio in Porto Alegre. For our honeymoon, we decided to drive 750km south down to Punta del Este to spend some time on the beach in Uruguay....

Maria Santos
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This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.