How I Became Addicted to Interviews Part 1
I have interviewed at least 500 people in my lifetime. They were students, activists, politicians, artists, business folks, the homeless, elders, children, and friends. The majority of these conversations took place under my affiliations with various news and media companies throughout the past 15 years like KhmerConnection, Rajana Society, Phnom Penh Post, and Khmerican. There is a certain excitement that fills me when I get into the process–this unexplainable curiosity to immerse myself into my subject and their words.
It began circa June 2000 through Vibol Hou. Hou is the founder of the popular online community start up called, KhmerConnection. Known by followers as KC, the website was the premiere destination for Cambodian Americans. Its user base was predominantly college students from SoCal and the rest of the West Coast. The community forums was where most members consumed their
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