Tanakorn, Age 16, Lisu Hill Tribe
Before coming to Warm Heart, Tanakorn had not had an easy time. At 4 he survived open heart surgery. Months before he left home for Warm Heart, his father was killed in a motorbike accident.
Despite the difficulties Tanakorn faced during his childhood, he is a strong and positive young man. You’ll often find him helping Michael with his gardening and agricultural projects on the weekends.
In school Tanakorn prefers math and computer class. He is a math whiz who routinely wins the Phrao District math competitions and places 1st or 2nd in the Provincials.
At this point in his life he is considering becoming a professional soldier.