Comments for: An American in North Korea: Maine Maritime Academy grad sees the world

Posted July 13, 2013, at 5:54 p.m.
Last modified July 14, 2013, at 6:19 p.m.

For many Americans, the words “North Korea” might bring up thoughts of nuclear weapons, an out-of-touch and oppressive Communist regime and privations so harsh they cause many citizens to try to escape. But for Joseph Ferris III, originally of the small central Maine town of China, North Korea stirs different …

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