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Tag: Tom Veiga

  • Tuesday, November 3rd 2020 - 08:30 UTC

    Brazil in grief following death of a puppeteer from the most popular morning show

    On Monday in Brazil an outpouring of emotion followed news that the puppeteer behind Louro José, a 2-foot tall parrot, had died.

    In a time of so much loss, it is rare for an individual death to stir a country. And it is extraordinary for national grief to be triggered by the passing of a puppet. But so it was in Brazil on Monday, as an outpouring of emotion followed news that the puppeteer behind Louro José – a 2-foot tall parrot that is a fixture on the country’s most popular morning show – had died.