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SPEAK PEACE: Surviving the

SPEAK PEACE: Surviving the "Killing Fields"

Posted August 27, 2013


Chanty Jong shares her experience escaping Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Tuesday, September 3 • 7 p.m.

Chanty Jong shares her experience surviving Cambodia’s genocidal Khmer Rouge and her eventual escape and political asylum in the U.S. She relates her decade-long survival story, including her experience with Khmer Rouge policies, the Killing Fields, the children’s camp, the dangerous journey to freedom via a Thai refugee camp, two years of hiding underground and her capture and daring escape. Please note that this talk contains some violent/disturbing content. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Sponsored by The Friends of The Library.