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Coming To America: After the Khmer Rouge

Coming To America: After the Khmer Rouge

Interview with Leroy Carson DDS conducted March 2021. Kathleen S. Roos Ph.D. This is installment eight to the series: “Coming to America.” “Experience matters more than your opinion” John Rich Although Dr. Leroy Carson DDS is not an immigrant, he experienced the atrocities many Cambodians were subjected to, especially those with higher education or professional […]

Coming to America: Cambodia, The Next Generation

Coming to America: Cambodia, The Next Generation

Installment 2 by Kathleen S. Roos Ph. D. Introduction: Last week, we published an interview with Vanchat Toch, father of this week’s subject, Mony Toch.  This week, we will explore the generational impact the Khmer Rouge has had on families. I have known Olivia Roeun (now Toch) and Mony Toch, Vanchhat’s son, for over 16 […]

‘Coming to America’ From CAMBODIA

‘Coming to America’ From CAMBODIA

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of many interviews that Ventura County resident Kathleen Roos has conducted with immigrants from countries with oppressive governments.  Citizens Journal is eminently proud to showcase these valuable works which highlight real immigrant stories.  All too often today, main stream media treats the topic of immigration in a totally political […]