Being 17: The life of a teenager in Thailand
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Thailand: The life of a 17-year-old in Bangkok

Is it harder to be a teenager now than ever before?

Yean has lived in the Thai capital Bangkok her whole life, and like many 17-year-olds the most important things to her right now are her friends, family, and her future.

We spend a day with Yean as she shows us what it's like to grow up in Thailand's biggest city.

Being 17 is a series created by the BBC World Service and Radio 1 Newsbeat looking at how 17-year-olds all over the world spend their Saturdays.

Video journalist: Matt Wareham

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  • 10 Jan 2019
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