Brazilian man with Lithuanian roots charges businesses for his consultations - unless they're Lithuanian

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If you met Carlos Levenstein in Sao Paulo, Brazil, you might not believe that he carries a Lithuanian passport. But this Brazilian man, who has loved pickles and black bread since he was a child, does what he can to support his Lithuanian roots. He regrets not knowing Lithuanian, so he makes up for it by helping Lithuanian businesses enter the South American market.
Carlos Levenstein
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