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The call of the ocean helped save Luna from drugs in the tough working-class Sao Paulo neighbourhood where he grew up and he now rides the monstrous waves at Praia do Norte in the Portuguese coastal town of Nazare.
Three years after that awakening, the slightly built Luna has embraced Nazare -- and it him -- going as far as having a picture of a huge wave breaking at the foot of the local lighthouse tattooed on his forearm.
Luna's childhood was a tough one and he grew up without his father, a violent alcoholic who abandoned the family. By the time I was 11 I'd started taking drugs. Luna couldn't even swim.
It's surfing which freed me from drugs, which changed my way of seeing things and interacting with others. Like the others, he dreams of beating the world record for the highest wave ever surfed American Garrett McNamara at Praia do Norte in November at a staggering But Luna also wants to "become a surfer renowned for being able to influence peoples' lives in a positive way".
Marked by his troubled childhood, Luna has launched a drugs and delinquency prevention project for children and teenagers to whom he tells his story, presented as an example of "tenacity in the face of adversity".
Standing in front of three classes of a high school in Nazare, Luna lists the different jobs he's done to "make up for lost time" and ultimately be able to devote his time entirely to surfing, which demands hardcore training and costly equipment. Nazare mayor Walter Chicharro typified the way that people in the area have embraced Luna:Indonesia also holds huge natural gas reserves, and while the proportion of gas in Indonesia's future electricity mix is targeted to fall slightly, given the overall increase in electricity consumption, gas-fuelled power generation too requires lots of investment.
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The Philippines is cheering a ruling that China's vast territorial claims in the South China Sea have no legal basis. But the ruling will also ratchet up military tensions with the U.S. NazarÃ© (Portugal) (AFP) - Marcelo Luna has travelled a long way from his drug-riddled teenage years in Brazil, unable to swim, to carve out a career surfing some of the biggest waves in the world. Oct 12, · DKI Jakarta, Indonesia. explaining he was "very troubled by the reports". German industrial giant Siemens, whose chief executive Joe Kaeser is invited, told AFP it had not cancelled its.
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