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Pepita, 4, a homeless child being cared for by her young aunt, passes time at the Parada Center in Bucharest, which provides meals, showers and other facilities to homeless youth. Thousands of minors and young adults live in Bucharest's vast system of underground canals used for heating, water and sewage pipes. Many were raised in Romania's vast orphanage system. Addiction, especially to huffing metallic paint, heroine and other injected drugs is widespread.