Mathews 1 Rease Matthews Mr. Stage English 10 28 September 2017 I Feel The Tiger in Me The book “Never Fall Down” by Patricia McCormick, is about Cambodian genocide led by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. Pol Pot is the man created and told the Khmer Rouge what to do. The Khmer Rouge is a group of people that put others into camps, and would kill them. In the book “Never Fall Down” a boy named Arn, has to go through all the stuff the Khmer Rouge put him through. Because of the things he goes through, he has to learn to cope, survive, and heal from the atrocities that he and others committed. In order to understand why healing was necessary, it is first necessary to understand some of the crimes that the Khmer Rouge committed. The Khmer Rouge limited others freedom. Limited people's freedom, when this person could of been capable of alot, they ruined their life. It says in the book. “I only can eat chaff now it's not real food. It's the skin of rice, what left behind after threshing” (McCormick 83). Even tho its not good food, he is eating it to survive,
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