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North Korea attempts to woo defectors home

Far fewer North Korean defectors have made it to South Korea since Kim Jong-un took power in 2012. A few escapees have reportedly returned.

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    A former North Korean defector, who was a soldier when she lived in North Korea, prepares to release a balloon containing one dollar banknotes, radios, CD and leaflets denouncing the North Korean regime towards the north near the demilitarized zone which separates the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul January 15, 2014.
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