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Tip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.

Manifestations of magnificence, malingering in mansions of majesty, dining in hostels of haute cuisine, draped in designer trappings, denying prosperity, claiming poverty. Leandro shows only the tip of the iceberg.

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