•  Traíra started to learn with him 

    «I made Traíra ready. He spent eleven years and six months in jail, he was an assassin. He killed a man because of a woman. When he got out he came to see me. I was having a capoeira roda, for the occasion when Otávio Mangabeira was running for the Bahian government.»

    M Waldemar, 1989

    [Otávio Mangabeira took] charge [of the Bahian government] on 10th April 1947.


    One curiosity however: if Traíra stayed in prison for 11,5 years, he killed the man with 11 years of age or was born before 1925?

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