Born in 1981, Kim Hak belongs to the first generation of Cambodians born after the Pol Pot regime. He wanted to know about what happened to his family. He discovered that most of his family photographs had been destroyed, because they could have been used as proof of the family’s social background. Today, Kim Hak has only one photo of his mother, which was taken in the 1960s.
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