Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast

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Ep 405: Lisa Phu on “Before Me” – Talking With Her Mom About What She Left Behind in Cambodia To Come To America

After many years of asking, award-winning Alaska-based journalist Lisa Phu was finally able to coax her Cambodian Chinese mother Lan Phu to open up about her life “Before Me (Lisa).” Growing up in Cambodia, fleeing the onslaught of the Khmer Rouge with three daughters and pregnant, then making a new life in America. This new 5-part podcast series ( is masterfully produced and wonderfully written and narrated by Lisa.