Published On: Fri, Aug 12th, 2016

Formerly homeless boy who lit Olympic cauldron now has ‘beautiful life’

Jorge Gomes shoot-13

The young man who lit the cauldron in downtown Rio was abandoned, lived in a homeless shelter, and was rejected three times by adoptive parents, before finally finding a home. Now he feels he exemplifies the Brazilian dream.

CBC | World News

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