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A Brazilian American says this World Cup belongs to FIFA

The World Cup is well underway in Brazil. Before it began, there were stories of stadiums that weren’t complete, strikes and protests in the country’s major cities and a general sense that Brazilians weren’t necessarily thrilled to be hosting the Cup. We’ll get an update on how things are going with Maria Clara de Carvalho, an interpreter from Rio who spends half the year in Chicago and the other half in Brazil. (photo: A demonstrator holds up a red card at a protest against the public money spent on the World Cup in the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 21, 2014. Organized by Rio de Paz, protesters say the money spent on the international soccer tournament should have been used to improve schools, health care and security in shantytowns. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo))

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