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Bajram Kruezi's mother, Sabahata, kisses him as he prepares to leave home in the morning in the Zemun Polje neighborhood of Belgrade, Serbia, on his way to the Branko Pesic School, an educational center for Roma children and families which is supported by Church World Service. Kruezi's family came to Belgrade as refugees from Kosovo, and like many Roma can't afford regular school fees. Many Roma also lack legal status in Serbia, and thus have difficulty obtaining formal employment and accessing government services. Kruezi wants to be a Muslim religious scholar when he grows up.