Holly Scott remembers trying, along with her husband, to put a finger on the gap they sensed in Cambodia during their first visit in 2007 as part of a house-building team.
Then it became clear – a generation of people were missing. There were the young and the old, but few in-between; a heartwrenching reality of the decimation inflicted on the country decades before at the hands of the Khmer Rouge.
Under Pol Pot’s brutal regime, more than two million people died between 1974-79 – by execution, starvation or disease – and the country has yet to recover.
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