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He escaped North Korea, then risked everything to go back for his mom

13 mins | Oct 12, 2022
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Here's how and why he did it. More than 33,800 North Koreans have fled the regime to the South since 1998, Kim Kang-Woo among them. Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Min Joo Kim discover his breathtaking courage in this true story of how he returned to the hermit Kingdom to guide his mother to freedom.

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