AP PHOTOS: Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio building

In this Sept. 12, 2017 photo, residents walk by a building that used to house the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, (IBGE), in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The IBGE has become home to hundreds of squatters. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)


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