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Book Review: A Thousand Miles to Freedom by Eunsun Kim and Sebastien Falletti

I've always been a person that is picky on the memoirs that I read because I get bored with them so easily. When I got this one in the mail, I debated about whether I was going to review it. I decided to give it a try to found it so heartbreaking.

Eunsun's journey is a hard and long one. She is very inspiring to those around her. She was able to go through so much and still survivie. Eunsum Kim was 11 years old when she started her journey trying to leave North Korea. North Koreans were starving in the mid 1990s. Eunsun's father died from starvation. Eunsun's mother was determined to get Kim and her sister out. The Kim family fled to China, where they were taken in by human smugglers and sold as sex slaves. The Kim family endured a lot in order to stay out of North Korea.

I feel like this book brought the situation in North Korea to a true light. This book really opens a readers eyes to what happens in North Korea and how horrible it is there. Eunsun's story really shows how a person has the will and strength to survive. "A Thousand Miles to Freedom" is a really good memoir.

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