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    Where Is He Now? A Conversation with Min Sung

    Min Sung is a sometimes shy, but gentle and generous person who has worked hard to achieve his dreams since resettling in South Korea. We had the opportunity to meet with him last month...

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    Fundraiser Spotlight: Take a Page from Bethany’s Book

    As you know, we're in full force on our fall campaign, but we wanted to take a moment to focus on one of our incredible fundraisers—Bethany!...

  • NKorean supporters at the Incheon Asian Games mens’ freestyle wrestling, where Jong Hak-jin won gold. | Kin Cheung, AP

    NK NEWS BRIEF | Oct 15, 2014

    On Oct 15th, the first high-level military talks in seven years were held at Panmunjom but ended without any breakthrough. According to ROK MOD, PY demanded Seoul "ban its ships from en...

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    North Korean Refugee Stories: Meet Ga Won

    As a young adult, she never experienced the hardships of the famine because she was in the military and was always given enough to eat. It was only after she was discharged that her lif...

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    Where Is She Now? A Conversation with Hye Won

    Over the next couple months, we'll be visiting with several of our North Korean friends to get updates on their lives since they've resettled, which will be published on the blog. For t...

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    Finding Dreams: Donna’s Story

    Since escaping and resettling in the U.S. Donna's gone on to start her own business running a sushi kiosk in a university cafeteria. Though it’s been a one woman show, her business ha...

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    All about Our Study Abroad & Career Development Program

    Most resettled North Koreans attend non-accredited alternative schools that typically can’t hire qualified English teachers, and they get little practice conversing with native Englis...

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    Breaking Down the Costs of Our Refugee Work

    We’re continually inspired by the amazing people around the world stepping up to help fund Refugee Rescues. When people learn about our work, it’s one of the first programs they wan...

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    North Korean Refugee Stories: Meet Joo Ri

    Joo Ri never knew what it felt like to be envious of others as a child. Growing up in Pyongyang, daughter to a supervisor at the Ministry of Industry, she had no idea that life could be...


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