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North Korean Movies VS NYC Summer Blockbusters
"I would like to share my favorite movies with my father, such as The Matrix, Titanic, and Shrek. I would like to take him to the theaters in Seoul, just like he did in North Korea when I was a child."
North Korean tips on how to survive New York City summers
"In North Korea I had never seen an air conditioner; I had never even heard of it."
A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion
"New York City and North Korean fashion color palettes are very similar!"
A North Korean goes to Disneyland
"I would not have visited the U.S. and explored so many great places, if my mother had not escaped North Korea"
Broadway Shows and North Korean Operas
"I think I would rather watch North Korean operas because at least I can understand them"
From racial bias to loving Harlem: A North Korean in New York
"I have to admit that I had a big racial bias before coming to New York City"
Holidays in New York City and North Korea – The Differences
'On my way home from Thanksgiving in New York City, I thought of my father and my younger sister back in North Korea'
NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food
"My favorite street food in New York City is the Halal food truck - I like their food because it's similar to Korean fried rice with meat"
A North Korean In New York: An Introduction
A North Korean now living in New York City tells NK NEWS How She Initially Left the DPRK