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A North Korean woman under the lense of a French photographer   [Copy link] 中文

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Meet 20-year-old Miss Kim, a student studying English at Pyongyang's University of Foreign Studies. As a reward for good behaviour, she was given the task of escorting French photographer Eric Lafforgue as he toured North Korea earlier this year.
'She had never previously left Pyongyang,' explains Lafforgue. 'It was a unique opportunity for her to visit her own country and to get to meet and speak to a foreigner.
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Welcome to North Korea! English student and tour guide Miss Kim stands in front of the Grand National Theatre in Hamhung, capital of South Hamgyŏng province

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Essential sight: During his tour of North Korea, the patriotic Miss Kim took photographer Eric Lafforgue to see Hamhung's Hungnam Fertiliser Complex

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Proud: Miss Kim with her collection of stamps showing North Korean leaders both living and dead, and right, a poster of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

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Troubling: Miss Kim said she was unable to smile for this photo taken in the demilitarised zone because, she says, the sight makes her heart bleed

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Post time 2014-4-27 16:22:41 |Display all floors
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Divided: Miss Kim tries her hand at using Lafforgue's iPad (left) and (right) stares out across the demilitarised zone at South Korea

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Technology: Although Lafforgue's iPad left her baffled (and horrified when she heard about Google Earth), Miss Kim was happy to show him her polaroid camera

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Favourite place: Miss Kim's top tip for anyone planning a trip to North Korean capital Pyongyang is a visit to the dolphinarium - her favourite attraction

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