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Author is the second from the right on front row, with his mother in the back.
Boonsithi Chokwatana

Memories of childhood during wartime: Saha Group chairman's story (3)

Learning Chinese from a mother passionate about education

Boonsithi Chokwatana | Thailand

Boonsithi Chokwatana is the Chairman of Saha Group, Thailand's leading consumer products conglomerate. This is part 3 of a 30-part series.

I was born in Bangkok on July 25, 1937, the third son of my father, Thiam, and my mother, Saipin. People in China believe that having three boys in a row is a sign of good fortune, so my parents were very happy about my birth.

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