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Rio Paralympics: Brazilians showed up in larger-than-expected crowds

Just a few weeks before the start of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, many were predicting disaster

Ticket sales were sluggish and sponsors weren't interested. But when the events kicked off, Brazilians flocked in their thousands.\n\n(Source: Al Jazeera English YouTube channel)