Never earning more than what they could barely survive on, Da Eun and her husband realized there was no life for them in North Korea so they escaped. Now, she looks forward to starting her own retail business and having a family in freedom with her husband.
Yoo Kyung went door to door in China asking for help after she escaped North Korea. Thankfully, a kind man let her in, fed her, and allowed her to call a contact who put her in touch with LiNK. After resettling, she plans to contact her family to tell them how free life outside North Korea really is.
Ha Eun decided to go to China to make money for her family but was sold as a bride soon after crossing. Eventually, she was able to get away and connect with LiNK. Upon resettling in South Korea, Hae Eun wants to get a high school diploma and work with orphans.
Hae Sun went to prison four times for working as a salesgirl and served a total of four months of hard labor, endured severe beatings, and witnessed people die. After she was released for the final time, she decided to escape. Now, she hopes to attend university in South Korea.
After living in China for years, Sung Shim had finally had enough of living in the shadows and fearing being repatriated to North Korea. Now that she’s out of China, she can’t wait to reunite with her family and finally become a citizen with proper rights and identification.
Duk Jin came under suspicion from the North Korean secret police after helping a family member leave the country. Fearing he would be sent to a labor camp, he and his wife made the decision to escape. Duk Jin and his wife connected with LiNK and are now safe in South Korea.