Never Fall Down Symbols & Objects

Patricia McCormick
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Buffalo Toe Tree

This is the name given to a tree that creates a small, hard seed ball that some kids used as blow gun ammunition with a reed.

Nestle Can

A Nestle can is the measurement system that was used to dole out rice among the families who were transplanted to be farmers. Each family was given half a can.

Angka

Angka is the religious deity that the displaced population is told now owns everything, and will provide everything from doubled rice crops to great health. Angka is described by the Khmer Rouge as having as many eyes as a pineapple and everyone is required to clap whenever the name Angka is spoken.

Three Days

Three days is the length of time given to all indignities imposed on people of Battambang, Cambodia by the Khmer Rouge.

Khim

A khim is a stringed instrument that Arn is...

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