On the chimney’s parapet is a small bible. Time brought to those leaves a yellowish color, the use left the ends torn. The spine has been worn for so long that the book is open between pages 520 and 521 – it is the Psalms, chapters 22 to 25, “prayer for divine help”. In the house with only one room, eight people live: parents Bruno and Susana Vaz, 44 and 34 years old; the sons Maísa, Yolene, Miguel, Daniela, Tiago and Davi. None of the adults have a job and the landlord gave them until the end of the month to leave.
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