Portland amateur soccer club brings diverse group together to compete for spot in U.S. Open Cup

Harvey Hurst Alcides Santos-Thomas still remembers being jolted awake in the middle of the night by the sound of someone banging on the door of his home in Curitiba, Brazil. He was just 10 years old at the time, but the looming presence of the police officer standing at the doorstep is still seared in his memory 15 years later. His mother, Apecida, had been hit by a car. She…