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Fighting Kids: Up Close With Muay Thai Fighters

by | 3rd, November 2013

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FIGHTING Kids, aka  Die Kampfkinder , is  Sandra Hoyn’s  study of Muay Thai fighters in Thailand. I’ve seen pre-teens fighting in Thailand in the UK. It is brutal. It can be hard to watch, especially as the adults and coaches ringside egg them on.

David Rosenberg  notes :

Although Hoyn said many people were shocked by her images of children fighting, she said in Thailand it isn’t really unusual, and it is common to see young children training, often as a way to escape poverty. Although her photographs

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