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Mugur Varzariu’s Photos of Roma

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Link: Mugur Varzariu’s Photos of Roma – NYTimes.com

Mr. Varzariu, 42, knew very few Roma before he switched careers two years ago to become a photographer. In July 2011, after hearing that the mayor of Baia Mare, a small city in northern Romania, was building a 6-foot wall to separate a Roma community from its neighbors — creating a ghetto — Mr. Varzariu traveled there to see for himself.