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Q&A with Cynthia Wade: Death and Fate in a Cambodian Village

Vinh is a 15-year-old Cambodian boy who is suffering from arsenic poisoning. It came from drinking contaminated well water in his home village of Prek Russei. A documentary called Born Sweet shows Vinh is not alone. His father, grandfather, other relatives and villagers have it too. Vinh started feeling the effects when he was 10: spots on his body, diarrhea, vomiting, and coughing. There is no cure; Mother Nature is to blame. Volcanoes in the Himalayan mountains thousands of years ago...

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