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posted 05/01/12

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As Cambodian-Americans and children of refugees, Sin and Em carry a difficult legacy. Their families display many classic symptoms of PTSD.

For many refugees of the Cambodian genocide, the horrors didn't end when the shooting stopped. Nor did they end when the immigrants came to the United States in search of new lives.

Sath Om is the lone survivor. But each night she says they come to her: the spirits of her family asking for her help asking for justice.