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Mar 15, 2016

War, migration, annexation, and pure happenstance have turned many border regions into hybrid zones where people who identify with one country can find themselves citizens of another.

In this episode of Travel Tape (one of many that will explore border regions) journalist David Eimer takes us to a Korean enclave on the border with North Korea, but within China. Some questions he will answer include: what's the history behind the 2 million ethnic Koreans living as citizens of the PRC (People's Republic of China)? Why are these people turning to Christianity in alarming (for Beijing) numbers? And just why did North Korean leader Kim Il-sung have to relearn to speak Korean as an adult?