Deportation of Cambodian American ends in tragedy

The Providence Journal has published a moving story about a Cambodian American refugee who came to America at the age of 4.

Sophorn San built his life in Rhode Island. He was one of 5700 Cambodian refugees who lived in the state. His family escaped the genocide carried out by the Khmer Rouge that left 1.7 million to 3 million dead.

Now at the age of 27, San is dead-the victim of a motorcycle accident police blame on a truck driver who is now facing charges for San’s death.

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