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The Herak Family

The Herak family came to the UK in 2005. When asked why they came, they talk about the hope for a better life, and sparing their children the discrimination Roma people face in Slovakia.

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Damian Le Bas

Damian Le Bas is a writer from Sussex, England. His first book, The Stopping Places, won the Somerset Maugham Award, a Jerwood Award and was shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year. He read theology at St John’s College, Oxford.

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