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24 South Koreans Say What They Really Think About North Korea

24 South Koreans Say What They Really Think About North Korea

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“Dangerous and naughty but family.” "North Korea, who are you guys? Can we be friends?" BuzzFeed "NK & SK: We love each other, I guess..." BuzzFeed BuzzFeed "Now we seem far away but I hope we can be friends later on." BuzzFeed "NK: Dangerous and naughty but family." BuzzFeed "We were one. Now we are two." BuzzFeed "So scared." BuzzFeed "The situation is very uncomfortable, uncertain, and dark. I hope spring comes soon." BuzzFeed "Kim Jung-un." BuzzFeed "...
A Unified Korean Olympic Team Walked In The Opening Ceremonies — But These Koreans Weren't Fans

A Unified Korean Olympic Team Walked In The Opening Ceremonies — But These Koreans Weren't Fans

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Right-wing protesters burn photos of Kim Jong Un outside of Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium Friday night. Sergei Bobylev / Sergei Bobylev/TASS PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — One of the central focuses of the 2018 Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony on Friday night was harmony on the Korean peninsula. In front of an estimated 35,000 spectators in the stands, in frigid conditions, South Korean women's ice hockey player Park Jong-ah and North Korean player Jong Su Hyon brought the Olympic flame up the flight of stairs to the Olympic cauldron.But outside the stadium, Koreans with a very different attitude toward Korean unification were doing a very different kind of torch-lighting.A small but rowdy group of several dozen anti-unification activists gathered on a street corner ...