A Former Slum-Dweller Taught Me a Beautiful Lesson About Life
You don’t have to be wealthy to be kind.
Leke was my first Jiu-Jitsu coach. He grew up in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
I trained with him from the ages of fifteen to twenty. And throughout our years together, we became very close. He would regale me with stories about growing up in the hilly shanty…