Thai King is Dead – level 1
This news is about the Thai King. He rules over Thailand for 70 years. From all the kings and queens in the world, he rules the longest.
The king dies. People move his body through Bangkok. Thousands of people watch the procession. Many people cry and pray. People put the body in the Grand Palace.
Difficult words: rule (be king), procession (a parade or a ceremony when people walk slowly through the streets because something important happened), pray (think about someone who is sick or dying or think about a god or gods).
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