Saturday, May 08, 2010

Atrocity Story

Atrocity Story

My mother-in-law and her family fled Seoul when the Inmun Gun came South. She was 10.

Wasn't it hard being on the road, leaving your home? she was asked once.

She looked hard at the questioner, trying to get through to them in her oh-so very polite way: "You don't understand. If we hadn't fled, we would have died."

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