1. The practice is denounced by human rights groups but remains popular in some rural areas, where crowds bet large sums on young boxers. For fighters like 9-year-old Chai Lorlam, the pressure to win is intense.
— As Gamblers Gather, Thailand’s Child Boxers Slug It Out : Parallels 
Photo: Morgan Hartley for NPR
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    The practice is denounced by human rights groups but remains popular in some rural areas, where crowds bet large sums on young boxers. For fighters like 9-year-old Chai Lorlam, the pressure to win is intense.

    As Gamblers Gather, Thailand’s Child Boxers Slug It Out : Parallels

    Photo: Morgan Hartley for NPR

    Related story: 'Buffalo Girls' Fight For Survival In Rural Thailand

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