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Questions & Issues Linger on Anniversary of Sewol Disaster

Hye Young Park and Young Mi Hong pose with the banners that were gifted to them by the Journalism students after their presentation. Photo credit: Irene Villalobos

Daniel Shin

April 16, 2015

On the Friday morning of March 6, nearly 6,000 miles away from their native country of South Korea, Young-mi Hong and Hye-young Park sat in a classroom at CSU Northridge, speaking to CSUN journalism students about the disaster that claimed their children’s lives last year. That event is known as the Sewol Ferry disaster where more than 300 passengers – many of whom were students - drowned after the boat capsized and sunk. Park and Hong’s visit to CSUN was part of a larger US tour intended to raise awareness of a number of unresolved issues surrounding the incident, such...

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