Yeonmi Park’s Struggles And Travels

Beginning with her emergence from North Korea back in March of 2007, Yeonmi Park, crossed the Yalu River along with her mother in the middle of the night only to arrive in China with no plan and no money. Park didn’t understand what freedom was or how to navigate it and her story is documented in her new book: In Order To Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey To Freedom. At the age of thirteen, Yeonmi Park would navigate China for a number of years, attempting to find food and places to live. Her travels took her through the Gobi desert, across the Mongolian border and she ended up in…
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