Everyone Has a Story

DVD,
Streaming Video

10 minutes
Source: Facing History and Ourselves

Arn Chorn Pond tells of adjustment to high school in New Hampshire as a teenager who spoke no English and had no knowledge of American culture. He learned to speak English and to tell his own story. He explains his experiences as a child during war in Cambodia and encourages everyone to share their personal stories.

Related videos:

Related Resources:

Related Content

Reading
Genocide & Mass Violence

Everyone Has a Story

Learn about Arn Chorn Pond’s life as a Cambodian refugee, and consider the power of telling your story.

Image
Genocide & Mass Violence

Arn Chorn-Pond, Cambodian Genocide Survivor and Activist, and His Flute

Arn Chorn-Pond, Cambodian genocide survivor and activist, holds his flute in a doorway, with a pile of skulls visible in the background. Cambodia, 2002

Video
Genocide & Mass Violence

Everyone Has A Story - Arn Chorn-Pond

Arn Chorn-Pond tells his story as a refugee from the Cambodian Genocide.

DVD
Genocide & Mass Violence

The Flute Player

After surviving Cambodia's Killing Fields as a boy musician who entertained his captors, Arn Chorn-Pond strives to heal the deep scars of his past by reviving Cambodia's traditional music.

Search Our Global Collection

Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.