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It’s Monk Time! Bangkok’s Vietnamese Novices

Quang Ngo was 14 when, after seeing the respect accorded to a monk who visited his village in rural Vietnam, he decided the monastic life was for him, and went to live in his local temple shortly after. Quang Thang was 16 when he saw a monk caring for people at his local hospital in Hue, and likewise decided that that was what he wanted to do with his life.

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