Your chance to ask questions to North Koreans about life growing up in the DPRK
"God, please help me live. Help me not get washed away by the force of the current...."
"With my body in chains, I learned that the culprits of our suffering were the incapable leadership"
The story of our second new contributor, from starving taekwondo teacher to TV smuggler
Introducing a new writer, a former resident of Hyesan, Ryanggang-do
"If it took these people 70 years, how long will it take for me to see my family in the North?"
"I'm the very first in my family to publicly and freely write about my leader"
"Despite what critics say, I hope this meeting makes my dreams no longer seem that far away"
"My hometown is Samjiyon County... where propaganda tells us Kim Jong Il was born"
"The authorities fear internal opposition more than restrictive economic measures"
"Most of us are optimistic"
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