Adoptees Selected for North Korean Mission

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NEW YORK -- In August 2013, three Minnesotans will travel to North Korea as part of a peace delegation through Nodutdol, a New York-based organization focused on Korean community development.

The Minnesota participants are actress and playwright Sun Mee Chomet, attorney Caitlin Kee, and scholar Dr. SooJin Pate. They are three of ten North Americans chosen to participate in the 2013 Korea Education and Exposure Program – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (KEEPDPRK). The other participants this year are from Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, New Jersey, and New York. A documentary filmmaker may also accompany this year’s KEEP-DPRK peace delegation.

“We are three of 10 North Americans chosen to go on a peace delegation to North Korea this summer as part of the KEEP+DPRK program this summer through Nodutdol, a New York-based Korean American organization, dedicated to promoting education, research, reunification, and an end to the Korean War,” Chomet said. “We’ll have the amazing opportunity to visit women’s organizations, hospitals, historical sites, factories, universities, etc. We will also be bringing medical supplies and antibiotics to a maternity hospital in Pyongyang.” Read more here.