A Portland Activist Helps Spike TV Pit Saddam Hussein Vs. Pol Pot (With Video)

Kilong Ung

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I can't count the number of hours I've spent wondering who would win in an imaginary war between Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard and Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge guerrilla army. Actually, I can: zero. But in case you've ever imagined that unlikely matchup, Spike TV on Wednesday will help decide who would emerge victorious. And a Portlander who survived the Khmer Rouge genocide will offer his insight.Kilong ...   More
 
Monday, August 15, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

Cambodia Survivor: 'I Want to Show the Better Side of Humanity' (With Video)


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Kilong Ung, a Portland software engineer who survived the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, is returning to his native land next week to start work on building a new school. "I want to show the better side of humanity," Ung says. "My dream is not just one or two schools. I want to build hundreds or thousands." In a 2009 WW profile, Ung described losing his parents, younger sister and ...   More
 
Monday, January 17, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

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