The photo of the model who is now homeless, was shared 40,000 times on Facebook
October 27, 2012
Rafael Nunes, 30, become the latest “viral face” after it was discovered by a tourist in the Brazilian city of Curitiba.
Nunes, former professional model, has been homeless for a year; his mother said the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo.
And now back to find his fame. He was interviewed by the local channel Balanco Geral, recognizing his drug problem that led to his downfall.
During the interview, tears streaming down his face as he had a bottle of beer in one hand.
Past attempts at rehabilitation have been unsuccessful, but the boy’s family said: ‘We remain hopeful after admission to a clinic in San Paulo on Saturday. “