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By Bounchoeurn Sao,Diyana D. Sao,Karline F. Bird

prior to the Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in April 1975, Sao Bounchoeurn and San Bounriem grew up in idyllic, notwithstanding significantly varied, conditions. After a secondary schooling, Bounchoeurn entered the military, joined the specific Forces, and labored for the americans. He turned a slave laborer after the autumn of Phnom Penh and at last escaped to Thailand. In one other a part of Cambodia, Bounriem lived fortunately spoiled and uneducated. Fleeing from the advancing Khmer Rouge, she arrived on the related refugee camp as Bounchoeurn, the place they met, married, and immigrated to the US. This riveting memoir chronicles the couple’s childhoods, their lives below the Khmer Rouge, their trips to Thailand and later the USA, and their efforts to forge a brand new existence. This amazing story deals an intimate glance contained in the terrors of the Khmer Rouge and an inspiring portrait of the immigrant event in America.

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