Dith Pran

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Dith Pran
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Born (1942-09-27)27 September 1942
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Died 30 March 2008(2008-03-30) (aged 65)
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Residence Woodbridge, New Jersey
Employer New York Times
Known for The Killing Fields

Dith Pran (Khmer: ឌិត ប្រន; 27 September 1942 – 30 March 2008) was a Cambodian photojournalist. He was best known as a refugee and survivor of the Cambodian genocide.

Pran died on 30 March 2008 in New Brunswick, New Jersey from pancreatic cancer, aged 65.[1]

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  1. Pyle, Richard (March 31, 2008). ""Killing Fields" survivor Dith Pran dies.". The Associated Press. https://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080330/ap_on_re_us/obit_dith_pran. "Dith Pran, the Cambodian-born journalist whose harrowing tale of enslavement and eventual escape from that country's murderous Khmer Rouge revolutionaries in 1979 became the subject of the award-winning film "The Killing Fields," died Sunday. He was 65."

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