'They Want To Fit In': An Uphill Struggle For Greece's Roma

NPR | Oct. 30, 2013 5:06 a.m.

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Joanna Kakissis

Despite being a fixture in Europe for more than 1,000 years, the minority Romani people have failed to integrate. Instead they have faced persecution and discrimination, becoming scapegoats for everything from baby-snatching to disease. The spotlight is back on the group after a blonde, blue-eyed girl was taken from a Roma couple in Greece.


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