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Lunik IX in Kosice, Slovakia

Bozena (58) who lives since 32 years at the Lunik IX housing estate with her grandchildren. She witnessed how the estate changed into a "dunghill" - as she said herself - during those years. The family had to move out of the decrepit building where Bozena had her first flat. "Hrebenova 34-36" was demolished by the city of Kosice in August 2014. Lunik IX has officially 6542 registered (12/2015) inhabitants and almost all of them are of Roma ethnicity.

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Bozena (58) who lives since 32 years at the Lunik IX housing estate with her grandchildren. She witnessed how the estate changed into a "dunghill" - as she said herself - during those years. The family had to move out of the decrepit building where Bozena had her first flat. "Hrebenova 34-36" was demolished by the city of Kosice in August 2014. Lunik IX has officially 6542 registered (12/2015) inhabitants and almost all of them are of Roma ethnicity.