Neglected Romanian Orphans in the 1980’s Now Live in Sewers

Self proclaimed leader of the slums, Bruce Lee, has spent decades living in the area and often covers his head in aurolac, a lacquer used to paint metal which causes a high if breathed in


Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s iron-fisted rule of Romania was marked by several decades of brutal repression, fear and intimidation.

But the most shocking details to emerge after his death were the conditions in the country’s orphanages – where thousands of emaciated and diseased babies were found slowly dying in filth infested cradles.

Images of their plight shocked the world when broadcast in 1989. Now, 25 years on, these orphans have been found still living rough in underground sewers throughout the country.

Read more at the Daily Mail

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