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DL woman visits North Korea

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An Oct. 9 nuclear test in North Korea made that tiny Asian nation the focus of a political firestorm.

United Nations Security Council sanctions were imposed. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il was almost universally condemned for his actions in authorizing the bomb test.

But a Detroit Lakes resident who visited the country in October as part of a humanitarian delegation feels there is an even more pressing issue facing North Korea: Its people are near starvation.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers and editor of MN Boomers magazine for the past 13 years. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 847-3151
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