February 25, 2024
Ask A North Korean

The Kim Jong Un – Moon Jae-in summit: why it was so personal for me

"Despite what critics say, I hope this meeting makes my dreams no longer seem that far away"

I left North Korea seven days after I turned 14 without even knowing where my destination would be.

One day out of the blue my parents asked if I wanted to go and see my aunt. Just a few days later, I left with my uncle.