Survivors of Cambodia’s genocide share their story as a cautionary tale

When Simone Leng recalls her family’s experience living under the Khmer Rouge, she can still hear the voices screaming for help in the dead of night.

“But we couldn’t leave to help, because we were so scared. Because we knew that next, it would be us.”

Simone and her husband Mac were married in 1968. Seven years later, the brutal Khmer Rouge regime took over their home country of Cambodia.

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