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My Precious New Life

One of many children I visit nearly everyday at the Ban Nam Khem refugee camp
Spiritual Tides

November 28th 2005
My day was to be a full plate. And it seemed to have turned out that way. In the late morning I received a call from Gyll, my Australian friend, to inform me of a ceremony at the Buddhist temple (a ‘wat’ in Thai) and that perhaps I would be interested in coming to photograph the scene. As it turns out, I was to witness the transition of the Buddhist men from student to monk. I don’t ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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