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"Brazilian men practice a mating ritual that involves taking a first date to the beach to evaluate her 'assets' before even thinking about beginning a relationship. They call it teste de areia in Portuguese, which literally means 'the sand test.' "

Andrea Hansen, International communications Director for H. Stern, grew up in Rio.

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