Farewell to Arms – level 1
Criminals in Brazil have powerful weapons. They have them illegally. Police often take the weapons.
In Rio, the police take 400 big weapons. There is a campaign against weapons. People want to be safe.
The police put 2,000 illegal weapons on the ground. Then as team roller rolls over them. The weapons are destroyed.
Difficult words: powerful (big, dangerous), weapon (a thing that people can use to hurt other people like a gun), campaign (when people work to make a goal happen), team roller (a big machine which people use to make roads and to crush things).
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