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RAISE THE FLAG St. Joseph’s Villa’s Flagler Housing & Homeless Services program earns acclaim. P. 3Henrico County’s Hometown News Source Since 2001FLIP THE SWITCH Christmas tree lightings planned at RIR, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. P. 11DEC. 1-14, 2016www.HenricoCitizen.comHope by the poundLocal filmmaker traces family’s journey from Cambodia – and backCOMMUNITYHenricus event proves a ‘Hop’ping good time.Details, p. 6ENTERTAINMENTJames River Boat Parade of Lights planned Dec. 10.* * *Details, p. 11 CONTENTS2 Business 3-7 Community 8-9 Education10 Government11 Entertainment/Dining14 Happenings15 ClassifiedsBy Patty KruszewskiAs a freelance videograph- er and editor for the Virginia Holocaust Museum, Lindsay Stone has tackled a variety of challenging projects.Among her more notable productions is a 2010 docu- mentary, filmed during travels in Germany with Holocaust survivor Alexander Lebenstein and depicting his childhood experiences through the hor- rors of Kristallnacht, deporta- tion, and imprisonment.At the conclusion of the video, Stone documented ef- forts of his hometown commu- nity to connect with Leben- stein, and the residents'Malvern Hill Farm under contractCitizen file photoCitizen Staff ReportsA historic Eastern Henrico farm – the site of a bloody Civil War battle in 1862 – will be preserved in its entirety, thanks to the Capital Region Land Conservancy.The CRLC has agreed to purchase Malvern Hill Farm (which is about 875 acres in size and straddles Eastern Hen- rico and Charles City County) for its appraised value of $6.56 million.The sellers are by de- scendants of William Heighlerrenaming of the town school The Alexander Lebenstein School Against Racism.But her latest project may be the most wide-ranging and ambitious yet: to accompany members of a Henrico family to Cambodia, depict their ex- periences at the hands of the Khmer Rouge regime, their eventual escape, and the chari- table campaign that has been founded as a result.Over Thanksgiving week- end, Stone recorded interviews with Amanda Prak Sam, her parents, and four of her sib- lings as they described their struggles to survive as a family in a Cambodia marked by war,Patty Kruszewski/Henrico CitizenThe Prak familystarvation, and strife after the Khmer Rouge invasion of 1975.Such stories were exactly what struck Stone when she first met Sam, during a film in- terview at the Virginia Holo- caust Museum."I was just running the equipment," Stone recalls, "and the historian was asking the questions, so I had a chance to really listen."I was astounded."see KICKSTARTER, p. 13Vision in purpleBabies in the Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Neonatal In- tensive Care Unit (including Kelis, above), wore purple hats and clothing Nov. 17 to signify World Prematurity Day. At right, a March of Dimes official presented St. Mary’s Hospital employees Ann Hereens, Denise Smith and Kelley Macce with an award recognizing their commitment to caring for newborns and their families.Courtesy Doug Buerlein Photographysee MALVERN HILL, p. 7STANDARD PRESORT U.S. Postage PAID PERMIT No. 82 WOODSTOCK, VA


































































































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