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  • We spent two years in Cambodia with the Peace Corps, and after that he took a job with the United Way while I worked at a free clinic.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • She has worked with child prostitutes in Cambodia.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • You know the town of Cambodia is about fifteen leagues up this river; about three leagues on this side of it, there lie two Dutch and three English ships.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • And now they think that a whole regiment of North Vietnamese regulars are coming through Laos and Cambodia now.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels

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  • Bodhisattva (carved stone, Cambodia, twelfth century A.D.).
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • They were planning a march on Cambodia and invited him to join them.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • He reads about U.S. planes bombing Vietcong supply routes in Cambodia, Naxalites being murdered on the streets of Calcutta, India and Pakistan going to war.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • ’Including his wife and children in Cambodia?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • After the war, Cain made his reputation throughout most of East Asia, from as far north as Tokyo down through the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore, with side trips to Hong Kong, Cambodia, Laos and Calcutta.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Not in pretty Paris, London and Madrid, but in Laos, Lebanon, Cambodia.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures

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  • Walking over the bodies of their countrymen to escape Cambodia.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • So two months later, she was able to escape and make her way back to Cambodia.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • He had first heard of this sexual practice for enlarging the anus on his trips to Thailand and Cambodia.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Laos, Chaos, Cambodia.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • To the east, Cambodia.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Lightman and his wife, Jean, started the Harpswell Foundation to help disadvantaged students in Cambodia obtain an education.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • My erudite friend from Cambodia and beyond doesn’t climb over fences with his foot in cement at three o’clock in the morning unless he thinks he has to.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • There were children from Lebanon, Cambodia, Kosovo, Brazil, Norway, Yemen, Mozambique, Palestine, Guatemala, the U.S. (New York), South Africa, Peru, Northern Ireland, India, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, to name a few.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • These failures have cast a dark shadow over humanity: two World Wars, countless civil wars, the senseless chain of assassinations — Gandhi, the Kennedys, Martin Luther King, Sadat, Rabin — bloodbaths in Cambodia and Nigeria, India and Pakistan, Ireland and Rwanda, Eritrea and Ethiopia, Sarajevo and Kosovo; the inhumanity in the gulag and the tragedy of Hiroshima.
    Elie Wiesel  --  The Perils of Indifference
  • ůZee or the Scheld, Others as comers and goers at Gibraltar or the Dardanelles, Others sternly push their way through the northern winter-packs, Others descend or ascend the Obi or the Lena, Others the Niger or the Congo, others the Indus, the Burampooter and Cambodia, Others wait steam’d up ready to start in the ports of Australia, Wait at Liverpool, Glasgow, Dublin, Marseilles, Lisbon, Naples, Hamburg, Bremen, Bordeaux, the Hague, Copenhagen, Wait at Valparaiso, Rio Janeiro, Panama.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • The group, American Assistance for Cambodia, used $400 in donated funds to buy a small cart and a starter selection of goods so that Rath could become a street peddler.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Travelers crossing between Thailand and Cambodia walk along this strip, the size of a football field, and it is lined with peddlers selling drinks, snacks, and souvenirs.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Long Pross was thirteen when she was kidnapped and sold to a brothel in Cambodia.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • So American Assistance for Cambodia focuses on educating rural children, especially girls.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Grijalva had a brainstorm: His students could sponsor a school in Cambodia and use it as a way of emphasizing the importance of public service.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The students conducted bake sales, car washes, and talent shows, and also educated themselves about Cambodia’s history of war and genocide.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The school dedication—and the full week in Cambodia—left an indelible impression on the American students.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • So Overlake students and parents decided to forge an ongoing relationship with its namesake in Cambodia.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The Overlake School in Cambodia is indeed an extraordinary place.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • That is the weight of how valuable seeing Cambodia was for me.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In India, for example, brothels are technically illegal—but, as we said earlier, they are ubiquitous; the same is true in Cambodia.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • American Assistance for Cambodia agreed to look after her and help her.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • American Assistance for Cambodia agreed to monitor Momm and assist her transition, and in the next few days Momm phoned repeatedly with updates.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Over Christmas vacation 2008, we took our family to Cambodia—including our three children—and had a joyous meeting with Momm in Poipet.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Just as Neth and her girlfriends were about to leave, an aid worker from American Assistance for Cambodia dropped by to see how she was getting on.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Bernie Krisher of American Assistance for Cambodia tried another approach.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In rural Cambodia, an HIV diagnosis felt like a death sentence, and Neth didn’t think she had long to live.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • American Assistance for Cambodia tried to get her medical treatment, but Neth thought it was hopeless.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In February 2003, the school construction was completed, and Grijalva led a delegation of nineteen students from Overlake School to Cambodia for the opening.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Family members may have suspected that Momm had been trafficked, but they didn’t press her when she said vaguely that she had been working in western Cambodia.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Momm lived all the way across Cambodia, and with every passing mile of our long drive, she became more anxious about whether her family would accept or reject her.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • They lugged along boxes of school supplies, but as they approached Pailin by car, they realized that Cambodia’s needs were greater than they ever could have imagined.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "After going to Cambodia, my plans for the future have changed," said Natalie Hammerquist, a seventeen-year-old at Overlake who regularly e-mails two Cambodian students.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Frank heard about Bernard Krisher, a former Newsweek correspondent who was so appalled by poverty in Cambodia that he formed an aid group, American Assistance for Cambodia.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Frank heard about Bernard Krisher, a former Newsweek correspondent who was so appalled by poverty in Cambodia that he formed an aid group, American Assistance for Cambodia.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • To address these financial pressures, American Assistance for Cambodia started a program called Girls Be Ambitious, which in effect bribes families to keep girls in school.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Our unusual purchase came about when Nick traveled with Naka Nathaniel, then a New York Times videographer, to an area in northwestern Cambodia notorious for its criminality.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Bernie Krisher of American Assistance for Cambodia set her up in Phnom Penh twice more, but each time she ran away after a few days, desperate to get back to her meth supply.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • So if you ever cross from Thailand into Cambodia at Poipet, look for a shop on your left, halfway down the strip, where a teenage girl will call out to you, smile, and try to sell you a souvenir cap.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • But then the State Department began putting out the TIP report and severely criticized Cambodia, media reports put a spotlight on Cambodian slavery of girls, and the International Justice Mission opened an office there.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
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