Vet Heang is a vegetable vendor at market, and a survivor from Khmer Rouge’s Sang prison in Kandal province. Her ex-husband was a soldier of Lon Nol and died one year later after the marriage. During the Khmer Rouge regime, she returned back to her hometown with her brother who was a Khmer Rouge soldier. She was separated from her brother to join in widow group for she was considered to be new people until she was arrested and sent to Sang prison in late 1977.
Vet Heang describes difficulties she had during the Khmer Rouge period, especially suffering she endured in the prison. She also narrated a situation when she was sent away for execution and was rescued prior to the liberation in January 1979.
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