Today, in 1975…

On April 17, 1975, I was five years old. I lived on Long Island. My biggest concern was that the Mets weren’t going to make it to the World Series. (They didn’t.)

On the other side of the world, Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge took control of Cambodia. Over the next three years, eight months, and 20 days, millions of people were taken from the cities and forced into labor camps. Between 1.5 and 2 million people were killed.

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