Latter-day Saint Life

Rio Cab Driver Hands Out Copies of the Book of Mormon to Olympic Visitors


Manoel Bezerra carries around copies of the Book of Mormon in eight different languages to give away. In a job where he gets to connect and meet new people every day from all over the world, he always tries to find a meaningful way to share his faith with those who enter his taxi.

People from around the world are visiting Brazil for the 2016 Olympics, adding to the country's normal population of about 200 million.

Brazil is home to approximately 1.2 million members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. One of them is taxi driver Manoel Bezerra.

"I really love it. I love driving," he said. "(I'm) never in the same place, always moving around, always talking to people."

Driving may be his job, but he said he's found his true calling in talking to people.

Lead image from KSL.
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