In a forest near the village of Svinia in eastern Slovakia,
35-year-old Miro is clearing storm-felled timber from the forest
At the peak of his life, Miro, a Roma or ‘gypsy’, has
already experienced a lifetime’s worth of burdens and
worries. From the age of 20 he has cared for his four siblings. Now
he also has a wife and four children of his own to support.
Properly feeding, clothing, housing, schooling a family of 10 is
tough for anyone these days. But for a Roma family in Central