Forgiving my family’s killers

The story of Cambodia’s Reaksa Himm

Reaksa HimmThe Forgiveness Project

Reaksa Himm
The Forgiveness Project

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”.

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.

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

Listen to his story on BBC World Service


Paul Woods