#1: Jody King - Finding Happiness in Rocinha, Brazil's Largest Favela


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Jody King is an incredible dude. He moved from England to Brazil and is now living in the country's largest favela, Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro. It's an amazing community home to approximately 70,000 people in a small space along a steep hill. He has definitely adapted to life there. Jody started an English school called Favela Phoenix in Rocinha which is providing local students with an important ticket to greater economic opportunity. He has also been featured in a film called 'Gringo Favelado'. FOLLOW JODY KING & FAVELA PHOENIX Insta: instagram.com/favelaphoenix/ Twitter: twitter.com/riodejaneiro_jk FB: facebook.com/favelaphoenix Show Notes: http://www.abidimam.com/jodyking

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