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With more candor than emotion, she tells how she found the new world with freedom was also a world full of challenges and hardships, and how she navigated them to find her way through and found her identity as herself. But there are better books out there to depict the deplorable state of human rights in North Korea. Average Rating. I'm glad she got out, and that she was able to help her family as well, but this is probably not the experience of most N. The resiliency and strength it took to escape.. Her home on the border with China gave her some exposure to the world beyond the confines of the Hermit Kingdom and, as the famine of the s struck, she began to wonder, question and to realise that she had been brainwashed her entire life.
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