Sunday, May 21, 2006

Out of Kim's clutches

I post a lot of North Korean propaganda on this blog as a sort of grim joke. But the reality of North Korea is no joke. From the LA Times:
Six North Korean defectors — the first refugees the U.S. has admitted from the totalitarian nation — arrived in Southern California on Saturday bearing accounts of famine, sexual enslavement, torture and repression . . .

Chan Mi Shin, 20, spoke of foraging for grasses, the only food her family could find, to make broth and of being so hungry during the famine that killed millions that she started hallucinating that an accordion's keys were cookies and candies.

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