Book review again... hihihi .
Have you heard about this North Korean girl who giving her speech at the One Young World event about her freedom ?
This books is about her journey to freedom .
This is an incredible , true story of thirteen years old girl, Yeonmi Park who risked her life when she and her family fled from North Korea .
Revealing what it was like to live under a brutally repressive regime, which starved and terrorized its people . Yeonmi tells of her family's courageous decision to escape and of the extraordinary , heartbreaking journey that followed , culminating in a daring night-time track across the Gobi Desert to freedom.
When I read her story , it makes me feel so heartbreaking , pitiful , sad , hurt . Every emotion feel inside me. Her life surrounded with cruelty situation . I also can feel her feelings when she receive her freedom . It makes me cried because at last she get her freedom .
In this book , she describe how a North Korean citizen live . The regime is so brutal . I can't imagine how hard she live in that kind of regime .
The way they live makes Yeonmi and her family planning to escape from North Korea . Her story to freedom started when she and her mum searching for her sister Eunmi who are planning to escape while Yeonmi still admitted in a hospital .
From that day , it was a day Yeonmi and her mum became one of the victims of human traficking in China . When they decided to escape , they think they will find a greater life than in North Korea . But , they not . They always in a run .
The most sad situation when her mum had to volunteer to be rape by the brokers of the human trafficking in order to save Yeonmi being rape . Even I read that part , I feel tragic . I feel sad . I can't imagine what will be Yeonmi feelings when her dearest mum being rape in front of her . This world is full of cruel people . Where are their humanity ?
When they arrived in China , Yeonmi and her mum being sell separately .
She told every details how their life while living in China. How they being sell , run , be prison just to survive .
While , they are in China . They still don't get any news about her sister , Eunmi .
After several years , she convinced her dad to come to China. But, her dad really sick when he arrived in China. Then, he died and been buried in China .
After can't handle being sell and how hard their life in China . They decided to fled to South Korea . Across the Gobi Desert , Mongolia .
When they arrived in South Korea . They need to undergo kind of intensive camp. After that , finally she and her mum get their freedom in South Korea.
To know more specific about her story, I truly recommended you should read her book .
After I read this book , her story makes me realized how grateful we are as a Malaysian . Thankful our country still in a safe and full of humanity even there are some parts involve politics issues , a bit here and there crimes . But, we still have our own freedom to choose and be chosen .
For Yeonmi Park , you and your mum did a great big decision . Congratulation for your freedom . And really you write a very good book . Your book do inspire people all around the world .
Cherish your freedom , Yeonmi-ya.
To see all of her video giving talks and documentary about her freedom . You can just type Yeonmi Park in youtube .