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Jeju-do’s youngest Haenyeo

Kim Yeon-ji
Kim Yeon-ji, Jeju-do's youngest haenyo (Source - Yonhap)

Jeju-do’s youngest Haenyo is poised to continue family tradition – nice to know there is at least one diver under 50 #. Kim Yeon-ji (24) was born on Marado, south of Jeju-do, where there is little apart from a lighthouse and a few houses. (Image of Kim Yeon-ji sourced from Yonhap)

Marado mapMarado from the air, with Jejudo in the distance

Marado (마라도). (Source: Google maps and

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