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For 16 years, a team of American and Romanian researchers have published over 80 articles in scientific journals on the impact of child neglect in institutions and poor quality foster care.


The TV cameras always seem to miss the best lived lives.

Canadian Dream

One Romanian travels to Canada to check up on childhood friends that emigrated 30 years ago.

The New Man

Cristian Pășcuță, a chef in Cluj, has learned there is more to life than chasing money.


Dinu and Valentin Lipatti lived through the best and worst of 20th century Romania.


Andrei Soveresan’s run across the rim of the Carpathian Mountains from the Ukrainian to Serbian border.

No Castle for Old Men

The Electric Castle is 4 day festival drawing young people from around Europe. PressOne founder Voicu Bojan spent two days at the festival to see what it is all about.

The angel of hope – Gertrud Bader

17 year old Gertrud Bader’s courageous, pure heart cost her two years in Communist prisons.

Romanian Goodies

Small farmers are reinventing cooperatives to get higher prices for their home grown food.

Mr. Iugan

A story of tradition, survival, and family.

The great renovation

Blaj comes to life with an award winning civic renovation.

Mia and Andrei

An unlikely dance duo won the English National Championships.

Father and daughter

27 years apart, Ioana Tudor carries on her father’s struggle for democratic rights.

Shame of a nation

Orphans from the Ceausescu era are coming home to help remove the dark stains of child abuse and neglect that still plague Romania.

Taste of homeland - Oradea

PressOne Founder Voicu Bojan makes an unexpected visit to Oradea.

Zero waste

Ioana Man brought the concept of Think Global, Act Local to Aiud… and it worked.

Beard brothers

How Cornell Hoza turned a crazy idea into a growing civic action movement.

Meet the Covaci's

Gusti Covaci shatters stereotypes as his family serves a Romanian community.

The Cheesemaker

When the milk company stopped coming to the village, Borde Szilar went into the cheese business to provide jobs for his neighbors.

The first 101 years

Experience 100 years of Romanian history through the life of a wonderfully simple man.

Beautiful Danube

See the Danube Delta through the lens and life of Daniel Petrescu.

The Wonder

The amazing story of Ana-Maria Brezniceanu.


Tibi Ușeriu’s 215 kilometer run awakens a community of friends to challenge the limitations imposed on them.

Saving the cinema

Victor Purice demonstrated the power of a single person who refuses to say ‘no’.

Professor of imagination

Dorel Zaica uses his artistic talent to inspire young minds with the gift of learning.

Forgiveness is the Best Revenge

Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor has powerful words for students at her former school in Cluj.

Return of Iuliu Maniu

Cristian Borz’s 15 year crusade to recreate the home of a founding father to modern Romania.

Lord of the mountains

Volunteers in Timișoara learned that the secret to change is not fighting the old, but building something new.

Tibor Kalnoky comes home

Born in Germany, raised in Paris, Tibor feels most at home in the simplicity of Transylvania.

Room 32

PressOne Reporter Roxana Garaiman discovers that the homeless are not bums.

Maria Lucia Hohan

Starting with 800 Euros for two user sewing machines, Maria is now designing dresses for Hollywood stars.

The prince Charles effect

Prince Charles is doing more than buying homes in Romania, he is preserving it.

The woman in the blue dress

The spirit of the Revolution lives on in Ioana-Izabela Odor.

The Genius

One of the greatest computer scientists of his time, Mihai Patrascu, lived a life worth remembering.

Schweighofer Exposed / Behind the investigation that moved Romania

The story behind the hidden-camera film exposing Bucharest executives of the Vienna-based multinational company Schweighofer.

Clotilde Armand: I've Given It

A charismatic Frenchwoman is leading the movement changing the way Romanians look at politics and government.

The road to a stone house

Chasing the buzz of an Indiegogo start-up, two young Romanians find inspiration in a lost mountain village.

Marion, born Mariuca

An orphan of the Decree, Monica Le Roy Dagen, returns home to find her parents.

Photo Essay

A creative look at Bucharest then and now.