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Twenty-year-old Denisa Despa, applies make up before entering the Miss Piranda gypsy, or Roma, beauty contest in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday evening March 27, 2011. The fifteen contestants were judged on appearance and traditional dancing skills. Romania, a European Union member state since 2007 is home to one of the largest traditional Gypsy, or Roma, communities in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)