In Ghana, I visited two malls: Accra Mall and Melcom. The former is two stories with a movie theater, Apple store, and mainly primarily designer clothing stores. Melcom is a four-story behemoth comparable to a Walmart. Shortly before opening for business yesterday, the building’s foundation collapsed.
Ever since I traveled to South Korea last summer with the Experiment in International Living, I’ve had a strong interest in the inter-Korean conflict. The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il, the latest event in the saga, has sparked waves of interest around the world (and all over my Facebook) about the North Korean regime. This post is my take on Kim Jong-il’s death, plus a public sharing of my college essay about the North Korean concentration camps.