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Jihyun Park: I escaped North Korea twice

As the US and North Korea prepare for talks, Jihyun Park remembers growing up in North Korea and being taught to hate all Americans. She escaped North Korea twice, was separated from her son who was five at the time, found him again and eventually made it to the UK. She explains why a question from her son made her decide to speak out about what happened to her.

(Picture: Jihyun Park; Credit: Shyamantha Asokan)

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