What can we give back to America? What can we show Americans about us? Like try to teach that were more than just refugees, or that were more than just immigrants. You know, that we have more than just the Khmer Rouge to make us important in this world.
Cambodian people walked off a plane and into Greensboros history in January 1983.
Who were they?
Why did they leave their country?
Could they make new lives in America?
Most Cambodians call themselves Khmer (Kah-mer). Now, twenty years later, Cambodians want to share their stories and their history with their Greensboro neighbors.
Trace their journeys from Southeast Asia to Greensboro.