TRENDING Life Changing Opportunity: Cambodian boy with multilingual talent now studies in China

TRENDING

Life Changing Opportunity: Cambodian boy with multilingual talent now studies in China

CGTN

21:49, June 23, 2019

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A teacher tutors Salik at Hailiang Foreign Language Middle School in East China's Zhejiang Province on May 23. Photo: Yang Hui/Global Times

14-year old Thuch Salik's rise to internet fame came about in a unique way. Selling souvenirs on a busy street in Cambodia to help his family, he interacted with tourists from dozens of countries. In the process, he became conversational in as many as 15 different languages. And now, the young linguist is onto bigger and better things, studying abroad in China.

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