[South China Morning Post] “I’ve missed my parents a lot’: North Korean ex-POW who left for better life abroad yearns to visit homeland”

South China Morning Post

Saturday, 30 May, 2015, 11:25pm
After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland. Now he wants to come home, though he may find little more than rejection and suspicion.

Read More: http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1813290/ive-missed-my-parents-lot-north-korean-ex-pow-who-left-better-life-abroad

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[The Denver Post] North Korean ex-POWs hope to return home before they die

The Denver Post

05/30/2015 12:06:58 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland. Now he wants to come home, though he may find little more than rejection and suspicion.

Read More: http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_28219600/north-korean-ex-pows-who-left-homeland-hope

[Houston Chronicle] North Korean ex-POWs hope to return home before they die

houston chronicle

May 30, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea – After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland.

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[Military Times] North Korean ex-POWs hope to return home before they die

  • militarytimes

 12:25 p.m. EDT May 30, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea — After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland.

Read More : http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/2015/05/30/north-korean-ex-pows-hope-to-return-home-before-they-die/28209123/