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Cambodian Wife of US Envoy to Phnom Penh Aims to Help Young Women

For the first time, the wife of the U.S. ambassador to Cambodia is herself a Cambodian. Sotie Heidt, whose family name is Kenmano, fled the Khmer Rouge in the 1980s and resettled in the United States. Sotie says she has never forgotten her homeland, where she plans to help young Cambodian women be successful. By connecting young women with accomplished female mentors, she hopes to give them opportunities to grow professionally. "Since I have been here, I have talked to younger...

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