[HCCN] Fwd: "Alchemy on Jeju Island"

Judy_Robbins judy at robbinsandrobbins.com
Thu Jan 30 17:14:10 EST 2014


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> TO:  Peninsula P&J
> FROM:  Dud Hendrick
> SUBJ:  Jeju	
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> Many of you know that I traveled to Jeju Korea last April and that I was greatly moved by the experience of visiting Gangjeong village where a naval base is being constructed.  I have had a number of opportunities to speak of the trip since then, but have never thought that I sufficiently conveyed the picture.  If you'd like to know more please read this piece which encapsulates the situation extremely well.  I witnessed everything Koohan Paik writes about and was so moved by it all.  What she writes speaks to me and I am one of those she refers to--
> 	"Gangjeong (the village in which the base is being built) is an excellent place for foreigners starting at a zero knowledge base, to learn about Korea's place in history and in the region.  And the benefits are reciprocal; while visitors learn about Korea they invariably take their lessons home and spread the information----"
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> I hope you'll find the time to read:
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> http://savejejunow.org/alchemy-on-jeju-island/





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