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Chris Steele-Perkins - KOREA. Comfort Women. 2006
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Pak Ok-Seon. Born in 1924
She was from a poor family of 8 children.She went with friends to find work in a textile plant in China, ...
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Yi Okseon. Born 1927
She was abducted from a bar when she was 16 by two men and taken to work building a Japanese airport. When she...
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Park Ok-ryun. Born 1919.
Aged 20 her abusive husband sold her to an employment agency and told she would be washing clothes and car...
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Kim Ginja. Oldest of three daughters, her father died when she was ten and then her mother died when she was fourteen and was adopte...
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Kang Ilchul. Born 1928.
She was taken by a military police office saying she was being conscripted for the National Guard. Instead ...
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Kim Soon Ok
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Hwang Kum Ju
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Mun Pilgi
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Lee Sun Duk
She was 17 years old and working on a farm harvesting when she was taken by a Japanese soldier. She was put in a room w...
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Jang Jum Dol. She was 14 and on the way to do laundry when she was taken by a Japanese man and told she was going to a factory to ma...
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Kil Won Ok.
She was thirteen when she was taken to Beijing by the Japanese to help build a factory. A friend told here there was a...
Korea. 2006. Comfort women. Kim Soon Ak. Born 1928
She is the eldest child and only daughter of poor farmers. She remembers she was wearing a white top and bla...
Take off bravely.
Leaving Shin-jook Crossing over the clouds
There is no one to see me off
Only one crying for me.
After the war was over, she found her way home, and her mother, believing her dead, was frightened and thought she was a ghost. She feels much better now that she has revealed what happened to her as a sex slave. She never married and lives alone, 2006. - Chris Steele-Perkins">
KOREA—Lee Yong Soo, born in 1928, came from a poor family. Her mother worked as a nanny, and her father delivered rice. She was 16 when a friend called her out ...
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