Skip to comments.Hyeonseo Lee: My escape from North Korea
Posted on 03/20/2013 8:32:52 PM PDT by Nachum
As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee thought her country was "the best on the planet." It wasn't until the famine of the 90s that she began to wonder. She escaped the country at 14, to begin a life in hiding, as a refugee in China. Hers is a harrowing, personal tale of survival and hope -- and a powerful reminder of those who face constant danger, even when the border is far behind.
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OMG. Thanks for posting. Had a friend....when I lived in the UK.....who escaped East Germany and hid in the woods during his escape to a better life. I will always remember him. He left behind his entire family for freedom.
first thing I hate is when peole put Korean family names last, it gets confusing.
You think she had it tough, well I was forced to buy bananas that had black spots on them last week (obviously a day past prime). And then my kid had to sit on the bench for THREE INNINGS in his second tee-ball game. And then, and then, the off-white they used to paint my upstairs hallway didn’t match the color of my last house, AND THAT WAS THE COLOR I WAS PAYING FOR!!!
NOW THAT IS TOUGH. I’m not even sure if it’s survivable.
She has no idea what suffering really is.
He left his family behind to the tender mercies of the Stasi?