South Korean movie director Cho Kyeong-duk looks at a video showing Kim Myeong Bok, a former North Korean prisoner of war held in South Korea during the 1950-53 Korean War. Photo: AP

'I've missed my parents a lot': North Korean ex-POW who left for better life abroad yearns to visit homeland

Former North Korean soldiers who chose to live abroad after the Korean War are trying to get permission to enter country after almost 60 years

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South Korean movie director Cho Kyeong-duk looks at a video showing Kim Myeong Bok, a former North Korean prisoner of war held in South Korea during the 1950-53 Korean War. Photo: AP
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