The floats at Brazil’s Carnival 

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 4:47pm

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This weekend, the Brazilian Carnival officially begins. Millions of people will celebrate in the streets. In Rio de Janeiro, samba schools have prepared parade floats that will compete in front of masses of onlookers. Reporter Catherine Osborn reports on what it takes to prepare the floats for Carnival — and what stories they tell.