Hyeonseo Lee: My escape from North Korea  12 min

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In this TEDTalk, Hyeonseo Lee speaks about her story as a North Korean defector. She discusses her escape and life hiding in China, the challenges she faced while helping her family escape North Korea, and ultimately, the adversities the North Korean people face to drive change within their country.

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