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Ask a North Korean: How bright lights in China inspired a defection
‘You cannot change where you were born, but you can choose where you live’
Ask a North Korean: Was there a specific experience that drove you to defect?
A defector describes how imprisonment by secret police separated her from family but strengthened her resolve to live
Ask a North Korean: When did you first begin to consider defecting?
A young woman recounts the series of events that drove her to rethink her life in the DPRK