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Thai Resort Town Struggles to Revive Tourism

A Thai father talks to his son at Patong Beach in Phuket, Thailand. While locals who rely on tourist income are struggling, the government must decide how to spend money: on tourism development or the immediate needs of local businessmen.
Doualy Xaykaothao, NPR
A Thai father talks to his son at Patong Beach in Phuket, Thailand. While locals who rely on tourist income are struggling, the government must decide how to spend money: on tourism development or the immediate needs of local businessmen.

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Doualy Xaykaothao is a newscaster and reporter for NPR.