Forgiving my family’s killers

The story of Cambodia’s Reaksa Himm

Reaksa HimmThe Forgiveness Project

Reaksa Himm
The Forgiveness Project

Reaksa was just a young child when his family was killed in a brutal way during the time of the “Killing Fields”.

He managed to survive by hiding amongst the bodies of his parents and siblings, then began a long journey that resulted in him confronting his family’s attackers with forgiveness and the offer of friendship.

Listen to his story on BBC World Service

Paul Woods