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Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo is author of the "North Korean in New York" series. She left North Korea in the mid 2000s and is now living in New York City, New York.
Editing and translation by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick
There are so many different kinds of street food in New York City. I am so lucky to be here! Especially in the morning when I walk to school, I can see lots of street vendors and people out and about. I’m amazed and energized by the delightful sounds and smells. New York is full of surprises!