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N. Korean Refugees to the South Find Life Hard

During the Cold War, few North Koreans defected to South Korea. But conditions in North Korea hundreds of North Koreans to risk fleeing to China and eventually South Korea. Many are finding life in the capitalist South far more difficult than expected. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.

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Eric Weiner
Eric Weiner is a national correspondent for NPR.org. Based in Washington, DC, he writes news and analysis for NPR's website.
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