“One of the topics we will discuss today is consensual relationships,” teacher Kahna announced to her tenth graders, who seemed ready and eager to learn. This happened during my first week interning with Caring for Cambodia (CFC) at their school located on the outskirts of Siemreap city, Cambodia. I sat in the classrooms and learned
Today 47 years ago, the Khmer Rouge radical communists took over Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Initially, the Cambodian communists had been closely linked with and relied on the communist movement in Vietnam to fight French colonialism. The Khmer People’s Revolutionary Party (KPRP) was founded in 1951. A Cambodian scholar, Sok Udom Deth, argued
Washington DC, Spring 2022.
April 29, 2021: a conversation with my mother about death.
“Are you afraid of death?”
“I used to be afraid of death. But now, I am no longer scared of it. I sometimes wish it would take me sooner so all the pain I am experiencing will finally end.”
“What do you think will happen