April 11, 2016

The Epoch Times Features “The Boy with a Bamboo Heart”

Boy Soldier Grows Up to Be ‘Father of 50,000’ Poor Children Canadian lawyer quits her job to spread his story

By Tara MacIsaac Epoch Times Staff

Dr. Amporn Wathanavongs was an only child, born in 1937 in the village of Sawai Jeek, Thailand. His mother doted on him, affectionately calling him “Lek,” or “little one.” Lek’s parents died of illness when Read More »


April 5, 2016

GoodNewsNetwork Shares the Story of “The Boy with a Bamboo Heart”

Foster Father of 50,000 Gives Back After Growing Up in Poverty

Dr. Amporn Wathanavongs sat at his kitchen table with a glass of orange juice while reading the Bangkok Post. The Thai economy was faltering; everyone was speculating about the extent of the Tom Yum Goong Crash. Within months, the streets would swell with children begging. He needed to do something. Read More »