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Tree, Not Try

5 Feb

Tree knows the Bokor National Park better than most. After all, he lived in the forest for two years.

“My life was not a good one,” he says. “I was born in 1958. Until I was twelve, life was good. Then Nixon bomb my country and the trouble start.”

His family were prosperous peasants. They owned their own land, and Tree went to school at the temple.

“With the bombs, we had to hide in the forest. Then the Khmer Rouge kill my family, and I live in the forest alone,” he says. Continue reading