Kensington resident’s personal mission to help refugees

Vesna Samreth.

A Kensignton resident who grew up in Australia says she will never forget her family’s sacrifices to escape conflict in Cambodia.

Born to Cambodian refugees at a refugee camp in Thailand, Vesna Samreth arrived in Australia as a three-month-old baby in 1983.

Ms Samreth said her family was fleeing from Cambodian leader Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge regime and was supported by the then-government’s commitment for a peace settlement.

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