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Battling drugs is a long road

If it takes an 800km walk to force action, some southern villagers feel it's worth it

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  • Writer: Surapoj Nualmungsor
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The odds are stacked against him. An 800km walk to the corridors of power to nudge the government into paying attention to drug problems seems daunting. 

Supporters turn up to welcome the campaign members and give them moral support.

But despite being intimidated and threatened into giving up his endless fight against the spread of drugs in his village, Chalerm Karnjanapitak vows to keep walking toward his goal.

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