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Monday, June 20, 2005

Loung Ung - "First They Killed My Father"

Loung Ung: Activist, Author, Lecturer is a survivor of the killing fields of Cambodia, one of the bloodiest episodes of the twentieth century. Some two million Cambodians—out of a population of just seven million—died at the hands of the infamous Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge regime. Loung is now a featured speaker on Cambodia, child soldiers, women and war, domestic violence, and landmines. This is a short video version of her story that will bring quiet reflection to your day. (video linked from


  • At 1:13 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Wow, great video. I really resonated with her message and the importance of distinguishing between anger and hate. Thanks for sharing this.

  • At 6:49 AM, Blogger Duane Kuss said…

    Yes, this is what a call "A Visit With The Human Condition". We all carry within us the forces of good and evil, ying & yang, black and white. And yet most of life is shades of grey.

    Thanks for watching... please come back again soon.


  • At 3:59 PM, Blogger Scott W. said…

    Astounding. To watch something like this is hard to soak in but to know something actually lived this is almost uncomprehensible.

    Thanks for enlightening us.


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