1999 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 3rd prize

Ettore Malanca

Sipa Press for The New York Times Magazine

01 January, 1998

Under Communist rule they were institutionalized, now nearly 1,000 abandoned children live on the streets of Bucharest. Glue sniffing, smoking and sexually transmitted diseases are rife. Until recent police raids Bucharest's North Station was home to many lost boys.

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Ettore Malanca

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