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Thais across country commemorate late King Bhumibol Adulyadej birthday anniversary

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Mayor John F. Collins and Mary Collins with Queen Sirikit and King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand in Boston, 1960

Mayor John F. Collins and Mary Collins with Queen Sirikit and King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand in Boston, 1960. Photo: Mayor John F. Collins records, Collection #0244.001, City of Boston Archives, Boston. CC BY 2.0.


Thousands of yellow-clad people gathered at Sanam Luang in Bangkok on Saturday to greet Their Majesties the King and the Queen and light candles to mark the birthday of late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great and the national Father’s Day.

The government, which organised the ceremony, earlier invited people to greet Their Majesties, pay tribute to the late king and show their loyalty to the royal family at 7.19pm.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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