Carlos and Helio Gracie

Grandmaster Pedro Valente Sr. talks about brothers Carlos and Helio Gracie during a ceremony at the Brazilian Federal Senate in Brasilia.

On November 17, 2009 the Brazilian Senate paid tribute to Helio Gracie. Dr.Pedro Valente Sr., during his speech, stressed the importance of harmony and unity within the Gracie family and the Jiu-jitsu community as a whole in order to protect the legacy of the gentle art.