October 25, 2013
Mother Sasha Ruseva holds 2-year-old Penka, one of her ten children, with the children’s father, Atanas, right, as they talk to journalists Thursday in the town of Nikolaevo, Bulgaria. DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma couple living in the impoverished village with their nine other children are the biological parents of the girl found in Greece with another Roma couple, authorities said Friday.
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