where is waldo

26 Mar

where is waldo and why are these favelas green?

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One leading theory is that the favela’s drug lord painted the whole thing green so he could hide out from the cops better when it came time to raid him.  The helicopters wouldn’t be able to relay which house he was in, because they would all look the same!

Another one proposes that the drug lord fell in love with a movie about Greece – and he wanted to replicate it.

And finally, and I don’t buy this one at all, the citizens of the favela painted their homes as a beautifaction project to help them get past some of the violence in their lives.

It could also be part of the city’s efforts to snag an olympic bid for 2018.

I suppose we’ll never really know…

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