Sungju Lee is probably a name youâve never heard before. Heâs the son of a former North Korean military official, whose family fell out of favor. Relegated outside of Pyongyang, his parents abandoned him on the streets. Soâ¦ how did he manage to defect to South Korea while on his own? Listen to his story in this weekâs podcast and youâll be able to read his full account in the new book, Every Falling Star, available beginning September 13, 2016.
Abandoned and Alone: A North Korean Defector's Story - VOA Asia Weekly 1668356