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North Korean Prison Camp Escapee Tells of Horrors, Worries About Those Left Behind

"I have recently discovered that I am lonely," he said.

In the prison camp, he and everyone else ignored his birthday. But now when his birthday rolls around, he aches inside.

"I realize you really need a family," he said.

Shin's birthday was Nov. 19, and four friends threw him a surprise party at a T.G.I. Friday's in Seoul. It was his first birthday party.

"I was very moved," he said.

Special correspondent Stella Kim contributed to this report.


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