The author's family at the Sakeo refugee camp in 1982, before she was born. (Courtesy Soreath Hok)


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Soreath Hok was born in a Cambodian refugee camp after her family, like thousands of others, fled the fall of the Khmer Rouge. They survived because of the groundwork laid by former first lady Rosalynn Carter, who raised money for food, shelter and medicine for the refugees, Hok writes.

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