CAMBODIA: And Now the Horror of Famine

Help is on the way, but will it be enough and in time?

They came by the thousands, eyes downcast, silently edging through the high grass near the Thai border town of Aranyaprathet. Men without legs, hobbling on crutches. Women in rags, staggering beneath the weight of wooden poles hung with pots and pans, clothing and bedrolls, hatchets and rubber sandals. Children, some covered with sores, many of them naked, stumbling along at the heels of their parents.

"It was like a parade of zombies," TIME Hong Kong Bureau Chief Marsh Clark reported from Bangkok last week. "For those who witnessed...

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