What does the word “lucky” mean to you? This true story of a girl’s harrowing escape from North Korea, will cause you to re-examine the meaning of the word luck.
Despite enduring abuse, starvation, homelessness, surveillance, and endless hardships, Songmi feels lucky and grateful to have escaped from North Korea. She shares her account of growing up in North Korea and the series of events that led to her escape across North Korea’s border.
Within her story she learns to heal, find forgiveness and appreciation, and ultimately discover her own voice. At last, she finds her true luck, being reunited with the greenlight of her life.
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