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(L-R) Katya Petrova, 34, embraces her two-year-old daughter Ivana Nikolova, 2, next to her friend Minka Petrova, in Vidin, Bulgaria, on October 30th, 2014. Katya decided to open a bar with help from mom, after being refused employment following the birth of her child. To supplement her family's income, Katya's mother has worked in Italy as a hospice worker for the past 14 years.

(L-R) Katya Petrova, 34, embraces her two-year-old daughter Ivana Nikolova, 2, next to her friend Minka Petrova, in Vidin, Bulgaria, on October 30th, 2014. Katya decided to open a bar with help from mom, after being refused employment following the birth of her child. To supplement her family's income, Katya's mother has worked in Italy as a hospice worker for the past 14 years.