South Korean Roses

Contributor: George Breen

I arrived in south Korea  the summer of 1958. This was only 5 years after the end of the terribly destructive Korean  War. The rebuilding…

Topic: community, Entertainment, love, People, Yongsan Legacy
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Encounter with Pearl Buck at Yongsan

Contributor: Vernon L. Williams

At the time I knew little about Pearl Buck and her work with mixed race children and the orphanages who cared for them.  Later I learned more about her and the Pearl Buck Foundation.  And so I think back about those few minutes that I spent with her and am constantly amazed at the impact that she had on me, in just those few moments and for the rest of my life.

Topic: Books, community, cultural exchange, Entertainment, Music, People, Yongsan Legacy
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