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Helen Churchill Candee was a writer and a survivor of the RMS Titanic disaster.
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Despite her first-hand experience with tragedy at sea, Candee continued to be an avid traveler. She wrote two books based on her travels in the Far East: Angkor the Magnificent: the Wonder City of Ancient Cambodia (1924) and New Journeys in Old Asia: Indo-China, Siam, Java, Bali (1927).
Helen Churchill Candee died in York, Maine, in 1949.
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