Former North Korean star recalls making history with ‘ping pong diplomacy’

July 13th, 2012
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Her eyes well up when Li Pun Hui recalls her role in a historic example of ‘ping pong diplomacy.’ In 1991, the North Korean table tennis star paired with her archrival, South Korea’s Hyun Jung-hwa, as part of the first ‘unified Korea’ team to march into international competition wearing the blue flag of the Korean

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