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Lyn Miller-Lachmann’s description of this event was excellent, but I did want to add a few further notes.

I attended this event with my daughter, an Asian-American teacher in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. She was especially riveted by the story of Arn Chorn-Pond and his journey from the killing fields of Cambodia to Lowell, Massachusetts. His work in human rights, using the arts as a medium, was inspiring to her. Especially she was glad he spoke of the need to be there, on the ground, taking action. That we are now hearing his story NEVER FALL DOWN, though, is due to Patricia McCormick, who looks a bit like Shirley Temple, but is not afraid to venture into mine fields to interview members of the Khmer Rouge.

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