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difficult for 10 year old Sookan and her family.
They are living in North Korea during World War II.
The Koreans are living under Japanese rule and are
not allowed to speak Korean nor wear their
traditional clothing. As the war ends, Sookan hopes
life will return to normal but this is not to be.
When the Russians move into North Korea, Sookan and
her family decide to escape to South Korea. Sookan
and her brother get separated from their mother at
the train station and spend days looking for her.
As many days, they decide to head for South Korea
on their own. Will the children make it to safety?
Will they ever see their mother again?
Korea -- History -- 1945- --
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