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Here, lying in a stained carton, are notes on a refugee camp in Tanzania, where surviving Tutsis and their Hutu enemies lived side by side in blue tarp tents. It is 1994.

— The World Is a Thriving Slaughterhouse

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Seng Ty, a survivor of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, will explain how he, as a seven-year-old boy, lost his hom

— WILMINGTON TOWN CENTER NEWS

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Seng Ty’s first book, “The Years of Zero: Coming of Age Under the Khmer Rouge,” is a blockbuster childhood memoir recounting how he

— THE HERALD NEWS

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Seng Ty is a popular guy among students at Stoklosa Middle School in Lowell, where he’s a guidance counselor. They have no problem saying so and go freely to him for advice about picking classes and transitioning in and out of middle school.

— RADIO BOSTON ON NPR

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OWELL — Seng Ty was a boy when the Khmer Rouge launched its reign of terror in Cambodia, and his family was packed into a boxcar with countless others and taken to a labor camp. For three days, passengers went without food or water in the stifling heat, ‘‘fighting for space and air.” “People are crying, people are dying,” Ty recalled. “We had no idea where we were going or how long it would take.

— THE BOSTON GLOBE

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A survivor of the mass killings carried out by the fanatical communist Khmer Rouge government in Cambodia that began 40 years ago this month

— THE WASHINGTON TIMES (Third story from the top)

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This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them

— THE NEW YORK TIMES

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In 1975, when Seng Ty was six years old, Khmer Rouge soldiers forced Cambodians living in the capital city, Phnon Penh, to abandon their homes and begin a march to the countryside, and, for many, to their deaths. Ty has written a memoir, The Years of Zero: Coming of Age under the Khmer Rouge.   I interviewed Ty

— THE PIRATE TREE

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With remarkable passion and courage, Ty, a survivor of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, recounts the pastoral days of his middle-class Cambodian childhood, under

— PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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On Monday October 27th the author Seng Ty came to talk to our class about his memoir, “The Years of Zero—Coming of Age Under the Khmer Rouge.” Our class had just finished reading his eye-opening book so hearing him talk about his

— MILL CITY MISCHIEF

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