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Joseph Kim -- From North Korea to the Bush Institute

The Strategerist Podcast

Joseph Kim shares with us the incredible hardships of life in North Korea, how he was able to escape to the U.S., and how he stays optimistic through it all.

Joseph Kim — painted by President Bush in Out of Many, One: Portraits of America’s Immigrants — was born in North Korea, one of the least free places on earth. But unlike so many of his fellow North Koreans, he was able to escape the brutal dictatorship. Joseph shares with us the incredible hardships of life in North Korea, how he was able to escape to the U.S., and how he stays optimistic through it all.

 

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Associate and Expert-in-Residence, Freedom and Democracy
George W. Bush Institute
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Deputy Director, Freedom and Democracy
George W. Bush Institute
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