Abstract

"Something terrible happened here. And I don't know what it is," Bill Herod remembers thinking in his first days in Phnom Penh in 1980. He was with Church World Service, one of a group of aid workers allowed into the country after the Vietnamese overthrew the Khmer Rouge in January 1979 and put an end to the three-and-a-half-year-long nightmare of the Cambodian people. In 1980, Herod had just come from Vietnam. He had seen plenty of devastation, but this was something different, a higher order of magnitude.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1946-0910
Print ISSN
0012-3846
Pages
pp. 18-22
Launched on MUSE
2011-10-05
Open Access
No
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