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David Viradet Kreng


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David Viradet Kreng Obituary
David Viradet Kreng, who helped Cambodian refugees after the Khmer Rouge and was considered the patriarch of Long Beach's robust Cambodian community, died Tuesday after battling a long illness. He was 76.
In the 1970s and 1980s, Kreng was instrumental in organizing help for Cambodian refugees escaping government brutality and also lobbied American leaders to relax their immigration laws so that Cambodians can start a new life in the United States.
Published in Daily Breeze on Feb. 12, 2015
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