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After the singing of the U.S. and Brazilian national anthems, an introduction by Frilei Bras, and a short speech by program director Ilma Paixão, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick gave a short speech, with simultaneous interpretation into Portuguese. You'll note that the issue with the flags has now been fixed, so the U.S. flag is on its own right as is proper.
Copyright 2012, Garrett Wollman. All rights reserved. Photograph taken 2012-07-17.