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100-year-old beggar celebrated as living saint in Bulgaria

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, May 24, 2014 6:30 EDT
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100-year-old beggar celebrated as living saint in Bulgaria (via AFP)

A 100-year-old beggar in a threadbare coat, “Grandpa” Dobri, is already celebrated as a saint in Bulgaria — a symbol of goodness in a country ravaged by poverty and corruption. For over 20 years, Dobri Dobrev has been begging on the streets of Sofia…



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