Father Ray Brennan, a Catholic priest was assigned to the Bangkok dioceses in the early 1970's. He noticed that many orphans had to fend for themselves in the streets of Thai cities. This was at the time of the Vietnam conflict, and there had been a large contingent of American military. Some of the children were there as a result of troops interacting with the local population, some children were abandoned by their parents, some lost their parents, and some were in the streets for prostitution. Father Brennan decided to open an orphanage in Pattaya (a coastal city 120 miles south-east of Bangkok) in 1974, for all children to have a shelter. Read More
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