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"Body on Canvas"

Brazilian dancer Marcos Abranches, who has cerebral palsy, performs a piece called ¿Body on Canvas¿ based on the work of the Irish painter Francis Bacon at Sergio Cardoso Theatre in Sao Paulo October 17, 2013. According to local media, Abranches was born premature at 6 months and 20 days of gestation and began walking at eight months old after several sessions of physiotherapy. He lives with incessant spasms, speaks and walks with difficulty. NACHO DOCE / REUTERS