SONGKHLA – An excited Wiphawadee Thisorn waited at Hat Yai bus terminal on Wednesday night, overjoyed at the thought of again seeing her long-lost son – reunited after 33 years by the magic of social media.
Prinya Thisorn, 36, had travelled 1,700 kilometres by bus from Chiang Rai to see her – about two days and two nights on the road.
He arrived in company with his aunt, who is his father’s elder sister, and a friend. 
Ms Wiphawadee immediately embraced the auntie, Chadee Chaiyakup, when she got off the bus. Prinya knelt down, and held them both in a warm hug.
Ms Wiphawadee, who is now 54, said she had broken off with Prinya’s father when her son was just 3-years-old. At first, she had met him from time to time, as she worked in Bangkok and the boy was with her former husband’s family in Wiang Pa Pao district of Chiang Rai. 
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