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You would think that the most disturbing thing at the Killing Fields would be the bones, or maybe the holes in the skulls from the hammers and axes that killed them, or the pits of the mass graves that were later exhumed ... But to me the most disturbing thing was the clothing poking through the packed dirt we walked on around the graves. Everywhere, pieces of cloth small and large lying about, trapped in the soil. I guess I was prepared for the bones and skulls, but the clothes I hadn't thought about.

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