Escape From North Korea, By Yeonmi Park

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There is one word that describes North Korea: brutal. Yeonmi Park, a North Korean woman, faced many challenges in North Korea. She had spent her childhood there, watching her friends and family being tortured and killed. In North Korea, Park witnessed enough trauma to last a lifetime. While escaping to China, she faced many challenges there, too. Life under a dictatorship and escaping it are the greatest challenges to overcome. In North Korea, Yeonmi Park and her family faced many problems. First, the government was very harsh. In the text, Escape from North Korea, a friend’s mother was executed for watching South Korean films and giving them to friends. Also, it was very hard to get out of South Korea. Guards would patrol the borders

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