A gypsy boy in Golden Beach, Bulgaria, with tattoos on his arms. He was begging for money and really good at it. As soon as targets arrived he’d put on his sad face and sound like he was about to cry. When they gave him money he’d smile. He was using his ability to provoke pity to rip off rich tourists. It was obvious that his parents made him stand there with his puppy dog. When we came back the next day he was gone. Someone else had taken his place. A girl, his age, tattoos on her arm, with the same puppy in her hands. It was his sisters turn.

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