There are certain parts of the world that are total nightmares. Yeonmi Park has lived plenty of nightmares in her upbringing. The biggest nightmares that she has lived was growing up in North Korea. In her teens, she and her family escaped and wound up experiencing a completely different nightmare. Yeonmi, her mother, and her sister were trafficked for a few years. She eventually got reunited with her family and has made it to true freedom. She eventually learned what her rights are as a human being. Freedom turned out to be something way beyond what she imagined.
This overwhelming new life has eventually led Yeonmi to work towards giving people in her country to experience a completely new life. This led to her appearance at the One Young World Summit and her recalling all of the horrors of North Korea as well as her new book entitled In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom. This Amazon released book goes in depth about her time being trafficked during her escape in China.
The book as reviewed by wikipedia content writers, goes into every brutal aspect of what she has gone through while being trafficked. It pulls no punches in telling about all of the abuse she has suffered. Her book is also an empowering story about the courage to do what it takes to break free from oppression. Her book stays away from sensationalizing the events and is told as Yeonmi remembers it, as she told The Reason. While being oppressed and trafficked is something no one should have to endure, Yeonmi has shown that one can gain value from her experiences and use it to work towards a greater good for others.