Unexpected reunion at Siam Paragon leads to 350,000 baht repayment (video)

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The world indeed goes round in unexpected ways, as discovered by a TikTok user @kanokyai2022 who chanced upon an old friend in Siam Paragon, Bangkok, after a separation of 22 years. Following this unexpected reunion, the friend promptly returned a long-overdue loan of 10,000 dollars, which converted to almost 500,000 baht yesterday.

Once upon a time, the two were friends in New York. The TikTok user posted a video clip of their unexpected reunion, expressing amazement at the world’s roundness.

The post featured the friend, a foreign national, sitting in a car with a large stack of dollar bills amounting to 10,000 dollars before handing it over.

After the exchange, the TikTok user managed to convert the repayment into approximately 350,000 Thai Baht. The post swiftly garnered numerous comments, to which the user explained.

“I ran into a friend I hadn’t seen for 22 years. Back when we were in New York, he borrowed 10,000 dollars from me. Today, he returned it. It’s truly unbelievable. We’ve both changed our numbers. We hadn’t seen each other in 22 years.”

Before this unexpected reunion, the TikTok user had been a head chef in New York about 30 years ago, overseeing five restaurants and earning 6,000 dollars per week, reported KhaoSod.


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