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Mother of Missionary Jailed in N. Korea Pleads for US Help

The mother of an American missionary detained in North Korea is pleading for the U.S. government to make a renewed effort to win his release. Myunghee Bae traveled to North Korea last week to visit her son, Kenneth Bae, who is just 11 months into a 15-year sentence of hard labor on a conviction of state subversion. She said in a written statement Tuesday she was "happy to see him and hold him, but it broke my heart to leave him behind." She said she was "more anxious than ...

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