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Yeonmi Park Finds Healing by Telling Her Story

Given all that Yeonmi Park has been through as she talks about in an article released on, Yeonmi has had her own issues to overcome before finally beginning to write her story. She hs talked about how she did not have any faith in humanity because of all that she and her family went through. She especially couldn’t deal with men. Many of the men in her life were horrible monsters to her. As a result, she couldn’t even stand to be in the same room with a man. She has held men in suspicion for a long time as she tried to make sense of her life. Yeonmi Park has kept a lot of it inside her for a while until she has began to write her story on The Guardian. This was when she started experiencing healing. The more she wrote and talked to people, the more she could open up. Of course it was hard to start writing everything down. However, the more she thought about what life in North Korea has done to her, the more she was willing to write about the oppressive country that has put her through so much at such a young age. She also thinks about other victims in North Korea and victims of human trafficking. She realized the issue is bigger than her. However, getting the story out was a rather scary prospect for her, especially since she has gotten a lot of fame for it. Where there is a lot of attention, there is also going to be a lot of opposition from North Korea. Yeonmi Park has become the poster child for the oppressed of North Korea. She has also been the target of a recent video released by the North Korean government. The North Korean government put together a video with the help of some other people to discredit Yeonmi Park’s testimony on youngvoicesadvocates. This is one thing that has actually frightened Yeonmi Park. She has figured out that such fame has put not only her life, but the life of her family at risk. However, it was needed in order to shed light in a dark place