René-Jacques, born René Giton, was born in Phnom Penh in 1908. He spent his first eight years in the French colony and enjoyed great freedom closer to the Cambodian nature. The return to France orchestrated by his mother in 1917 is brutal. René-Jacques is not accustomed to privations, he is subject to the rationing of the First World War, and...
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