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Khmer Class Helps Cambodian-Americans Get in Touch With Roots

Refugees from the genocide in Cambodia lost their country when they fled the Khmer Rouge regime 40 years ago. Now settled in the U.S., many Cambodian-Americans are afraid of also losing their culture. “When I was growing up I had the same questions of identity that most immigrant children have: ‘Who am I? What am I? Am I Cambodian? Am I American? What am I?’” asked Nielson Sophann Hul, who left Cambodia when he was a baby. The answer to these questions of identity for Hul was learning...

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