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Living With Differences

 

The American student leaders were surprised by how much joy the Cambodian children found in a simple game of "pass the ball." It was the remote village of Mondulkiri's first time having plastic balls and colored paper to make little crowns with. The residents of this mountainside village are mostly farmers who live in…

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Living With Differences

It was shocking for all of us Western youths to witness what poverty looks like in Cambodia. In a humble noodle soup lunch that we provided for the village, hungry people gathered on a piece of blue tarp to be fed. This boy's haunting expression reminded us to not be focused on our own lives, but to remember how the rest of the world lives - and the majority…

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Living With Differences

Malnutrition and unhygienic living conditions often rob many Cambodian mothers of her baby. Though we didn't have any doctors with us, we offered what we could to the seriously ill little boy - prayer. 

Christine Yoo 

University of Southern California

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