3 North Korean orphans fleeing China were being held in a jail
in Vientiane, Laos.
Executive Director, Kato Hiroshi visited them last year, the
boy was sick from the stress of
At that time, Kato encouraged the three, a boy
and two girls, telling them "Don’t worry, I promise
to get you out of here soon."
Here are the Choi children, one year later, with Kato Hiroshi and
Kim Sang-hun, a South Korean humanitarian aid worker.
LFNKR started an international campaign to help the children.
Thanks to the powerful response of international
society, the children were released soon after.
original story here.
The 3 North
Korean orphans have now all settled in South Korea. Recently,
Kato had the opportunity to meet again with two of them,
Choi Hyang and Choi Hyok, who are sister and brother.
Hyok now attend a school located
not far from Seoul. Hyang
and Hyok said they are very happy in their current life.
sister, Hyang, is studying to become a therapist, while her
brother, Hyok, is currently interested in films and wishes
to become a film editor. Here are pictures of the two taken
during Kato's visit: