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Rio: Movie Review

IN THE April 18 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



The animated movie Rio is about a rare blue Macaw named Blu who has been domesticated and lives quite happily in Minnesota with his human, bookstore owner Linda. Their life is turned upside down when a stranger named Tulio arrives from Brazil wanting to mate Blu with the only other remaining blue Macaw, named Jewel, to preserve the species. This means a trip to Rio for the pair and they aren’t sure what to think about it. After some convincing, Linda decides it’s their duty and off they go.

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