Your chance to ask questions to North Koreans about life growing up in the DPRK
"Koreans are not supposed to bear the children of foreigners, and this rule is strictly enforced"
"People from outside of Pyongyang, at least those in my hometown, are often more up-to-date on outside news"
"When I was little, my mother used to prepare sundae, rice cakes, and lots of other delicious food"
"Many are driving themselves into ruin for a momentary escape from their depressing reality"
"Self-conscious of my North Korean accent, I usually stay silent wherever I go"
"The families and relatives of defectors, who were once despised, are now admired"
"Stop laughing and listen! This fortuneteller is really good, she figures things out well"
"The songbun system exists in name only for many"
"Whether it's a summit with the U.S. or South Korea, people just dismiss it as political theater"
"God, please help me live. Help me not get washed away by the force of the current...."
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