Trip to market

Contributor: George Breen

I  am afraid the Korean people that lived and worked during these times , will fade away an be forgotten! Makes me so sad.

Topic: People, Yongsan Legacy

Trip to market by George Breen

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One evening I was standing at our kitchen counter I don’t know why but  the thought from 1958 and 59 came to me about  , so many evenings as I would walk to my girlfriend’s room , I would see Papasons , with A-frames on their backs, carrying crops to market.  On the kitchen counter there was a scrap piece of paper with nothing on the back side but ink that was showing through in places. I began to sketch and this is simple but tells a true story that I did live so many times while I was draft to Korea!   Small Korean men, farmers I suppose, trudging down the dirt street , passing by Marie’s door, on their way to sell their goods!

I  am afraid the Korean people that lived and worked during those times , will fade away an be forgotten! Makes me so sad.

Trip to market by George Breen