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The family I lost in North Korea. And the family I gained.

TEDGlobal 2013 · 21:23 · Filmed Jun 2013
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A refugee now living in the US, Joseph Kim tells the story of his life in North Korea during the famine years. He's begun to create a new life — but he still searches for the family he lost.

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North Korean refugee
Joseph Kim escaped alone from North Korea at the age of 16, first to China and then to the United States. Full bio

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