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Muay Thai Fighter, Bangkok

Young Muay Thai kick boxers from rural provinces fight to transcend poverty and better their lives through Thailand's national sport, beginning their fighting career as early as eight years of age despite being forbidden by Thai national law. Their path is often perilous, including the risk of injury and the ominous presence of gambling and corruption that pervades the sport. A select few, though, will ascend from the ranks to find riches, fame, and a name in Thai society.

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© Austin Beahm.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 13, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Bangkok , Thailand