Kim Kardashian Empty-Handed After Seeking to Adopt 13-Year-Old Thai Girl

The teen is living in a group home because of poverty, not because she's an orphan.

Denalee Chapman November 26, 2014
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For the young Thai teen, Pink, the orphanage she lives in is her home.  She is not actually an orphan–her mother placed her in the home when her father left, leaving the family destitute.  But her mother lives nearby and visits often.

While shooting for a TV show in Thailand, Kardashian visited the orphanage, Home and Life – the orphanage where Pink lives with fourteen of her girl friends.  US Magazine reported last summer on Kim’s trip to the orphanage, as revealed on an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.  “I literally cannot stop thinking about her,” Kim told her mother.

And so the offer was made.  When Pink was told the famous, rich woman wanted to adopt her, she was flattered, but didn’t have to think twice before saying “no.”  She would have to give up way too much.  She loves her mother, she loves her friends, and she loves her country.  The group home Pink stays at is not so impoverished as it might seem.  It houses 25 children where they are educated during the day and sleep comfortably on mats at night.

For now, Kim Kardashian will have to find peace with her family of three–her husband, Kanye West, and their daughter, North.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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