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Attack of the clones: Mark II

Parit Wacharasindhu is following his uncle's education, but remains open-minded about his career

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Parit Wacharasindhu's dashing good looks might seem familiar. One might even think the bloke is another pea from the same pod as former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. 

The uncanny resemblance of the 20-year-old to the veteran politician shouldn't come as a surprise, as Parit is Abhisit's nephew. However, we are not here to discuss the young man's bloodline, but rather his own achievements.

Most prominently, Parit, who goes by his nickname Itim (Thai for ice cream), became the first Thai to receive the prestigious King's Scholarship to study at Eton College in England. The scholarships are given in honour of King Henry VI, who founded the institution. Before that, he was educated at Satit Chula and Shrewsbury International School.

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