The Roma people are an ethnic group. Most of them live in Eastern Europe, especially in the Balkon region.
Being a kid, born in the Roma village, you are discriminated for being a Roma child and, bright or not, you are put on a special needs school. The kids are being bullied and have this negative label. Then it’s easy to think this way of life is your destination. After primary school the boys try to find a way to get money, the girls marry at a young age. And the story will start over again.
I visited the Serbian town of Veliko Gradiste. On the edge of town, next to the cemetery, there’s the part where the Roma people live. They live in poorly conditions. I’ve never seen a ghetto like this in Europe.
But, the Roma people are proud of their unique identity. I didn't take one sad picture, I captured their pride.
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