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"In the Shadow of the Banyan" (Rebroadcast)

When Vaddey Ratner was five years old, her entire world was shattered. Members of Cambodia's royalty, she and her family were targeted by the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. They, along with millions of other Cambodians, were sent to labor camps, where many died. She and her mother survived, eventually immigrating to the U.S. We talk with her about making peace with the past and moving forward with purpose.

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