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Photos: The Roma village where 'Maria' was found

Updated 1212 GMT (2012 HKT) October 21, 2013
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Children play in a Roma settlement in Farsala, Greece, where the 'Mystery Girl' was found on Saturday, October 19. The case has generated huge interest in Greece. SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Image
Greek authorities have requested international assistance to help identify the four-year-old girl. AP Photo/The Smile of the Child
A handout photo released by Greek police shows the girl, who was found in central Greece during a crackdown on illegal activities by members of the Roma community. AFP/Getty Images
A woman holding her child poses for photos at the camp near Farsala, which lies some 280km (173 miles) north of Athens, Greece, on Sunday, October 20. AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis
The lawyer for a Roma couple accused of abducting the blond girl found living with them in Farsala says the pair adopted the child from her biological mother. SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Image
But the police say they are suspicious of the records the couple have provided for the child and for other children in the couple's care. AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidi
Panagiotis Pardalis, a spokesman for Smile of the Child, the charity taking care of Maria, said the girl was found amid "bad living conditions, poor hygiene." AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidi