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Firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo holds a Burmese python. In 16 years of snake wrangling, he says he has been bitten more than 20 times but helping people desperate to get rid of snakes in their homes "makes me happy." Michael Sullivan for NPR hide caption

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When Snakes Slither Into Bangkok Homes, This Is The Wrangler Who Gets Rid Of Them

When pythons, cobras and pit vipers show up, Pinyo Pukpinyo, a sergeant in Bangkok's fire department, is the expert who catches them. He's been bitten 20 times but says his work "makes me happy."

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The Loudness Of Vowels Helps The Brain Break Down Speech Into Syl-La-Bles

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When Snakes Slither Into Bangkok Homes, This Is The Wrangler Who Gets Rid Of Them

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After Being Wronged By The Law, Singer Archie Williams Gets A Second Chance

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