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Bringing Cambodian silk back to life

Vannary San grew up in a poor family, and was eager to find a way to get an education and support herself financially.

She finally persuaded her parents to let her move, alone, to Phnom Penh for work and university. Many years later - and guided by her Buddhism - she has managed to launch a silk design label and a silk museum in a country that almost saw the industry disappear.

Producer: Sophia Smith Galer

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3 minutes