Immigrants often struggle to assimilate while retaining the culture of their homeland. Cambodian-Americans fled the Khmer Rouge regime 40 years ago and many settled in Long Beach, California. Now many Cambodian-Americans are trying to reconnect with their roots through language class.
"I think what he is really advocating is for a younger generation of architects to take a run and to really reinvent their own version of new Khmer architecture, and to build on what came before, both from the Angkorian time and the new Khmer architectural era of the 1950s and 1960s."
On September 4, the world watched as Mother Teresa, a woman whom the world has come to know as a humanitarian and founder of the Missionaries of Charity, was canonized into sainthood by the Catholic Church. VOA Khmer's Soeurn Vathana's narrates.