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Humans or humanoids?

Sometime last year, a massive military parade took place across Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang with hundreds of troops marching in elaborate formations.

What caught my eye most were the hundreds of women soldiers that were marching perfectly in tempo, as though they were marching to the beat of their own drum. 50 more words

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Brothers and sisters

The DMZ was created as a buffer zone following the ceasefire in the Korean war in 1953. It is approximately 2.4 miles wide and 155 miles long, and is considered one of the last vestiges of the Cold War. 102 more words

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Better together

The national flower of South Korea and North Korea is the Rose of Sharon (무궁화) and Magnolia flower respectively.

I wanted to illustrate how both countries had its own unique beauty, but when both flowers come together, an even more beautiful picture is created. 35 more words

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Two sides of the same coin

North Korea and South Korea are more similar than they are different. They share the same history, culture and ethnicity. They even used to share the same border. 26 more words

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A Scarred Heart

As I interacted with the North Korean students in my group at EUC, an image of a broken heart in chains came into my mind; I knew that the cheery, playful persona these boys adopted was a facade to hide whatever they have experienced. 184 more words

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Weekly Roundup: August 21-28

Since I didn’t do any Daily Updates this week, I am going to do a broad overview of the news of this week in this post. 1,104 more words

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