Thai Girl Refuses Kim Kardashian Adoption To Help Her Country

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Ever since Kim Kardashian met Pink at the Home & Life Foundation, an orphanage in Thailand, she "literally cannot stop thinking about her." She told husband Kanye West that she was interested in adopting the thirteen-year old girl. But, when Pink learned of Kardashian's interest, she reacted the way any child might: "When I found out she wanted to adopt me, I was shaking. I was so excited. It would be such a change of life for me." Still, she politely declined.
In an exclusive interview with the Daily Mail, Pink explained that it was more important for her to stay in Thailand, study there, and help her country and the other orphans she's spent her childhood with. Pink's orphanage is in Thailand's Phang Nga province, which the Daily Mail reports suffered 4,000 deaths in the 2004 tsunami. Pink would have been just three years old at the time.
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"I want to help my country. I want people to come and learn about Thailand and understand more about my country," she told the newspaper. She's thinking of becoming a tour guide.
Pink sees her birth mother every day. Her mother, Rose, reportedly sent her to the orphanage when she became too poor to care for her and provide her an education. (Pink is a bright scholar.) Her mother comes to the orphanage every day to help cook and clean. "Everyone wants me to have a different or a better life, I suppose. But, when I thought about it I realized it wouldn't be good for me because I would have to leave so much behind," she told the Daily Mail. "I wasn't ready for that."
Pink would like to visit with Kardashian again, though. "I would like to see her again one day if it's possible. But, not just Kim — I'd like to meet her husband and her daughter as well. I'd like to meet the whole family."
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