The Daughters of Maria Senhorinha
In 2014, a British newspaper published an odd story: in southeastern Brazil there was a town inhabited only by women. According to the piece, the women who lived in this community, Noiva do Cordeiro, were young, beautiful and desperate to find husbands. The town and its women made headlines around the world. There was only one problem: it wasn’t entirely true. What happens to a remote town when a story goes viral? And what’s the real story of Noiva do Cordeiro?
This episode was originally in February 2018.
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