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Romanian beggars

Romanian beggars

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I recently wrote about beggars on the streets of Stockholm. I observed that an abundance of beggars are now stationed in the streets, and…

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Beggars in Stockholm; organized crime, organized begging

Beggars in Stockholm

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Beggars in Stockholm—everywhere! Just a few years ago, one never saw beggars in Stockholm. Today, one never sees Swedish beggars, but beggars from Romania…

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Ghost pickpocket or white-dressed beggar?

“Ghost pickpockets” – or white-dressed beggars?

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Are they just white-dressed beggars? White-painted, white-draped “ghosts” are picking pockets in Stockholm’s most beautiful district, the national paper blared. Police are quoted: “The…

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Professional beggars who understand the power of eye contact.

Mumbai beggar family

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I’m a sucker for adorable beggar children on the streets of Mumbai. It’s impossible to look away, not reach for a coin. Now that…

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Morning in Colaba, Mumbai

Colaba Market: Technicolor Mumbai

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Colaba Market, Mumbai, India 7:00 a.m. in the Colaba Market area, where life is lived outdoors as much as in. Residents were just beginning…

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