Boys from Brazil in Kilsyth

HERE are the boys from Brazil who’ve landed in Kilsyth – and are making friends everywhere they go!

Thursday, 22nd March 2012, 7:30 am

Pedro Alvim Domingas de Oliveira (19) and Lucas Gontijo Silva (21) are students on a gap year from their university studies in the capital of Brasilia.

Pedro studies Administration and Lucas is doing Law – but both lads decided to follow a quest for adventure as they are still at the age where they can spread their wings.

The fact that Pedro and Lucas are not the first Brazilians to hit Kilsyth is highly significant – some readers may remember one young lady called Karine, an optician who ended up married to local boy Des Quinn.

Pastor Mark Fleming of Kilsyth Community Church visited Brazil on holiday and met up with the couple - and that is how he encountered the two students who are neighbours in the Brasilia suburbs.

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