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Accidental Tourist
Cambodia through the lens of a doctor-in-training.

I began to learn about Cambodia while assisting a documentary photographer who has worked extensively in Southeast Asia. His images inspired me to visit Cambodia myself. Last summer I volunteered at Phnom Penh’s Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, which provides free care to the poor. I took this photograph while traveling through the countryside on one of Cambodia’s major roads. This boy is likely helping to care for his family’s rice farm. I plan to return to Phnom Penh this coming summer, where I will conduct a project for my scholarly concentration in global health.

Sarah Andiman received a BFA in photography from Rhode Island School of Design in 2003. Before deciding to become a physician, she taught photography, worked as a photographer’s assistant, and undertook various freelance projects. Give us your best shot. Go to and follow the instructions for submitting a photo. Don’t forget to include details about the image!
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