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The typewriter never dies

Nonetheless, business has slowed to a trickle for lifelong seller and repairer Suttiporn Chatviriyatam.

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The nostalgic clickety-clack of typewriters directs your attention to a 60-year-old gentleman bending over an equally old green Olympia in mint condition. 

Mr Suttiporn shows some of the typewriters waiting to be fixed in his Klong Tom shop. He has worked in typewriting since he was 15. PAWAT LAOPAISARNTAKSIN

"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" are the words he typed on a piece of paper while demonstrating the typing to his customers.

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