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‘Like a pineapple you have to have a 100 eyes’

Dith Pran, who served as interpreter to the New York Times‘ Sydney Schanberg during the Cambodian genocide under Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, has passed away in New Jersey at the age of 65. Dith’s relationship with Schanberg, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting, formed the basis for the Rolland Joffe film The…