Lampião and Maria Bonita: Brazil's Bonnie + Clyde

July 15, 2014

'The fact is that Lampião was, strictly speaking, nothing more than a murdering, raping, pillaging bandit. And yet today, he’s a folk hero. It’s something about Brazilians: They admire the fight against the powers that be, the fight of the unlikely anarchist, the underdog.'

 

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