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Arn Chorn Pond

Arn Chorn Pond

• Survivor of Cambodian Killing Fields

Never Fall Down


Pond shares his riveting story of survival as a child caught in the Cambodian Killing Fields and overcoming incredible odds to grow into the man of peace he is today. His foundation, Cambodian Living Arts, is bringing back the traditional music that was all but lost during the war years. He has won numerous international humanitarian awards, and his inspiring life is the basis of the bestseller Never Fall Down. Spoke at Town Hall on March 12, 2014.

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"Tonight I'm thinking with affection of my sojourn to your town. I remember with undiminished appreciation your fine group and the enchanting Capitol Theatre." - Olivia de Havilland, Actress

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