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Sixty years on…

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The fifteenth of August is a special day here in Korea. In 1948, the Republic of Korea was formed, thus, my new home has a birthday today.

Many may not realize this, but Korea has a very long history, dating back almost 5000 years to 2333 BCE. The first evidence of people inhabiting the Korean Peninsula was during the Lower Paleolithic period.

Korea was originally united with China, under the Three Kingdoms period before emerging from that shadow and prospering on its own. It has prospered as democracy since 1948 and continues to work towards unification with North Korea.

The Korean economy is one of the strongest in the regions and continues to see exponential growth as of late.

Happy birthday, Land of the Morning Calm.



Written by Steve Miller

August 15, 2008 at 6:55 am

Posted in Education, Travel

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    August 16, 2008 at 12:54 am

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