Latest Phannipa Chaithes Stories

2006-07-03 21:06:18

By Tanny Chia NOEN MAPRANG, Thailand (Reuters) - Dawn breaks over a rice field in rural Thailand as a dozen barefooted children jog along a dirt track. Among the small figures silhouetted against the slowly brightening sky is Phannipa Chaithes, a shy 12-year-old girl whose quiet voice and skinny build belie her ranking as a national Muay Thai champion. "Every time I fight, I want to win so I will have money," said Phannipa, whose winnings support her family and pay for school....

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