Former Prisoner of North Korea Builds University for his Former Jailers

Former Prisoner of North Korea Builds University for his Former Jailers

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kim_jong_il_2009.jpgDecades after being imprisoned by North Korea on espionage charges, Dr. Kim Chin-Kyung is opening the first privately funded university in that country as a way to increase dialogue with the closed-off country.

He recalled what happened during the war in 1950, “I told God that if I survived, I would return the love to my enemies,” he says – his enemies at the time being North Korean and Chinese soldiers.

Read the story, featured in the new Making a Difference section of the CS Monitor. ..

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