Transgender Thai woman begged friend to marry her sick husband to get him spousal medical coverage

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Jun 17, 2024, 07:17 PM


Jun 17, 2024, 07:15 PM

BANGKOK - When Mr Pollawat Chaiwut was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2020, doctors in Bangkok prescribed medicine that would slow the progress of his tumour.

It cost 120,000 baht (S$4,434.74) a month – about three times the monthly income of the driver and his wife, Ms Doalayada Chaichompoo.

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