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30 Things The World Needs To See To Understand How Beautiful Venezuela Really Is

The brave outnumber the cowards.

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1. This protester who rescued a dog caught in a cloud of tear gas.

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2. This guy who couldn't celebrate his mother's birthday, but found a way to show his love.

"Sorry mom. Happy Birthday."
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"Sorry mom. Happy Birthday."

3. This woman who won't let anything stop her from fighting for the country she deserves.

4. Josue, a Piaroa indian who traveled from afar to show his support.

Unfortunately, he got separated from his tribe in the midst of tear gas chaos. Fortunately, he found his way back with the help of photographer Claudia Paparelli.
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Unfortunately, he got separated from his tribe in the midst of tear gas chaos. Fortunately, he found his way back with the help of photographer Claudia Paparelli.

5. These protesters who left no man behind, even in the most difficult moments.

A group of anti-government protesters were cornered by police forces, but they helped each other to escape.
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A group of anti-government protesters were cornered by police forces, but they helped each other to escape.

6. This musician who played the national anthem during a protest in honor of Armando CaƱizares, a 17-year-old musician who was killed after being struck in the neck by a tear gas grenade.

Instagram: @hsiciliano

7. These three protesters who tried to stop the National Guard from marching forward.

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8. This young man, who is willing to pay the ultimate price for his country's freedom.

"If the price of freedom is my life, I'll pay it."
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"If the price of freedom is my life, I'll pay it."

9. This group of people who helped an elderly woman caught in the crossfire get away.

Instagram: @venezuelalucha

10. This couple who knows that fighting together will lead them to a better future.

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11. These two guys, who even in the midst of a protest, took time to give food to a homeless boy.

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12. This brave woman who stood in front of an armored vehicle to prevent it from advancing towards protesters.

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13. This lady who suffers from Parkinson disease and could barely speak, but still had a message of support for Venezuelans.

Instagram: @venezuelalucha

14. These fearless women armed only with their faith.

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15. This bride, who took time out of a very special day just to be part of a demonstration.

16. This old lady who had the courage to peacefully stand in front of her repressors.

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17. The team of Primeros Auxilios UCV, who tirelessly help the wounded every single day.

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18. This opposition activist who gave a policewoman a hug and a flower.

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19. Deputy Carlos Lozano, who confronted the policemen who robbed two elderly women during a demonstration.

Instagram: @venezuelalucha

20. This young protester who gave an elderly man his gas mask and took him to safety.

Instagram: @elnacionalweb

21. Freddy Guevara, an opposition deputy who successfully interfered with the unlawful arrest of a protester.

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22. Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, assisting and comforting a protester overwhelmed by tear gas.

Instagram: @liliantintori

23. The women who decorated the National Guard's shields with rosaries as a peace offering.

Instagram: @elnacionalweb

24. The people handing out food for protesters with little messages of support.

25. This elderly woman who proves there are no excuses not to protest.

Instagram: @elnacionalweb

26. This grandma helping a young man affected by tear gas.

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27. These school kids kneeling in front of the police, asking them to stop the violence against protesters.

28. This opposition activist who got creative with his homemade equipment.

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29. This selfless guy, who gave his lunch to a man looking for food in the trash in order to feed his kid.

Instagram: @elgeorgeharris

30. ...And all the Venezuelans who are taking the streets to peacefully protest for democracy.

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