PBS NewsHour

Shadowed by fear: One student's story from a Rio favela

Clip: 09/19/2015 | 9m 31s

Since 2003, PBS has followed children from different countries as part of the documentary series "Time for School." In this second installment, hear the story of Jefferson from Rocinha, one of Rio de Janeiro's poorest and violent neighborhoods. Shy and smart, Jefferson embarks on a journey to a better life through education that is plagued by the fears of others.

Aired: 09/19/15

Rating: NR

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