My Drum Teacher is now an American Citizen!

Ivo Araujo, the founder of Manhattan Samba, who taught me how to drum, became a United States Citizen last week! He said he was the only Brazilian that day. (I love the anti-Trump poster above.)

Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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2 thoughts on “My Drum Teacher is now an American Citizen!

  1. That was actually at his former daughter-in-law’s house, and those are her and her husband’s books! But still, the fact that he is still close with the family of his former wife says a lot about him.

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