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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
Since there are so many cultural differences between New York City and North Korea, it is truly challenging for me to pick only one or two to compare them. Nonetheless, I think holiday customs might be the most significant difference between New York and North Korea.