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There’s a Town in Brazil that Embraces the Confederate Flag

Santa Bárbara d’Oeste is a little city in São Paulo, Brazil.

But they have a curious tradition: they celebrate American Confederate heritage.

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They eat fried chicken and biscuits…

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Confederate money is alive and well…

They celebrate it as a family…

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They square dance dressed as Confederate soldiers and Southern Belles…

And also embrace current Southern culture…

They also present the flags of all 13 Confederate states.

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The official flag of the Confederate States of America gets a special presentation.

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João Leopoldo Pardoveze has been celebrating Festa Confederada for 25 Years.

Some don’t even know why their ancestors fled to Brazil

Festival goers say Festa Confederada is simply a celebration of heritage, nothing more.

What do you think about this Confederate heritage celebration? mitú wants to know.  Leave a comment below.

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