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Loung Ung (born April 17, 1970) is a Cambodian-born American hu...

wikipedia - 18 Sep 2017
Loung Ung (born April 17, 1970) is a Cambodian-born American human-rights activist and lecturer. She is the national spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine-Free World. Between 1997 and 2003 she served in the same capacity for the "International Campaign to Ban Landmines", which is affiliated with the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation.
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First They Killed My Father

Penn: Office of University Communications - 25 Oct 2018
Loung Ung, author of the memoir 'First They Killed My Father,' discusses her experience in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge regime, trained as a child soldier as her siblings were forced into labor and her father was taken away and killed. Later, at 5 ...
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These Celebrities Just Voted in the 2018 Midterms

TeenVogue.com - 06 Nov 2018
Kylie Jenner also got into the election day spirit, when she shared a quote on her Instagram Story from Loung Ung, which read, "Voting is not only our right, it is our power. When we vote, we take back our power to choose, to speak up, and to stand ...
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Cambodian-Born Author Loung Ung On Resilience And Survival

Vermont Public Radio - 22 May 2018
Author Loung Ung was just five years old when communist revolutionaries known as the Khmer Rouge took control of her home country of Cambodia. Nearly a quarter of the population died in the ensuing genocide. But she survived, eventually making her ...
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Lessons from Loung Ung

The Stanford Daily - 17 May 2018
To shorten and do a disservice to the Loung Ung's experience, but for the sake of context, Loung Ung was a child when the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia in 1975. As she fled with her family, she did everything possible to survive in the violent and ...
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Milwaukee Public Library Calendar of Events November 18 to 24

Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper - 10 Nov 2018
Tour the Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., with the Friends. Free tours begin at 11 a.m. each Saturday afternoon in the rotunda. Tour goers receive a coupon for a free book at the end of the tour in the Bookseller Store and Café. To arrange for a ...
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Angelina Jolie is crazy about her colleague Loung Ung

Now To Love - 12 Nov 2017
Her marriage to Brad Pit came to a spectacular end, but Angelina Jolie isn't lonely anymore – she's spending every moment with a treasured female companion - Loung Ung. Ange, 42, poured her heart into her directorial passion project First They Killed ...
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Khmer Rouge Survivor Loung Ung On Her Memoir

WBUR - 24 Oct 2017
In 1975, Loung Ung was just 5 years old, living with her family in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh where her dad worked in the government. That year the communist Khmer Rouge regime came to power. The regime emptied the capital, putting families ...
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50 Patriotic Quotes About Voting and Democracy

Everyday Power (blog) - 07 Nov 2018
Our latest collection of quotes about voting and democracy on Everyday Power Blog. Voting is a big part of our democracy. Many things in the country are decided by voting and elections. It's, therefore, surprising that many people choose to stay away ...
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Best Netflix Original Movies on Netflix (November 2018)

What's on Netflix - 14 Nov 2018
Amid the sudden and terrifying rise of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, 7-year-old girl Loung Ung must fight for her survival. Told from the narrative of a child, Angelina Jolie's 6 directing credit is her best to date. With an emphatic approach to the ...
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Loung Ung was the special guest at Rosie's Place luncheon

The Boston Globe - 26 Oct 2017
The annual Rosie's Place luncheon known as “Funny Women . . . Serious Business” raised nearly $800,00 to support services for poor and homeless women in Greater Boston. The featured guest this year was Loung Ung, peace activist and author of the ...

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