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Missing U.S student found working in North Korea as Kim Jung Un's English teacher

By yckim124   Friday, September 2, 2016   283,458   4,029   157



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U.S. college student David Sneddon, who went missing 12 years ago in China, has been revealed to be alive in North Korea. 

Back in August of 2004, Sneddon visited South Korea and China for a missionary trip. However, he went missing after walking out of a Korean restaurant in the Yunnan province of China. Although authorities failed to find him and concluded that he had died while hiking, 12 years after, Sneddon has reportedly been found working in North Korea as Kim Jung Un's English teacher. 

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The leader of the 'Korean War Abductees' Family Union', Choi Sung Yong, reported on September 2, "Sneddon goes by the Korean name Yoon Bong Soo and is married to a North Korean woman named Kim Eun Hae. They also have 2 daughters." Choi Sung Yong also added, "Via Kim Jung Un's command, he tutors Kim Jung Un and his sister Kim Yo Jung." 

David Sneddon is speculated to have been abducted by North Korea. Currently, the situation has been reported to both the U.S and the UN, and is under investigation. 

Sneddon's mother, Kathleen Sneddon, stated, "I could feel it in my heart that he was alive all this time. We will continue to fight for his return." 

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triniblossom Thursday, September 8, 2016


daFoolio Tuesday, September 6, 2016

wth... there are lots of people who willingly enter NK... so why kidnap someone?  and they gave him a wife?  so it doesn't really sound like he's having a bad time necessarily~

sonny_mercy daFoolio Tuesday, September 13, 2016

I doubt he went willingly. North korea has kidnapped many Japanese people to teach soldiers and spies their language.

MunchieMinx Monday, September 5, 2016

Um. . .who kidnaps a missionary? What is he gonna tell them, the secret US way to pray?

sadie_manning Monday, September 5, 2016

I feel so bad but i can't help laughing. this whole situation sounds ridiculous

SuperFly_Snuka Sunday, September 4, 2016

Would he even be allowed to leave

SuperFly_Snuka Sunday, September 4, 2016

"You've seen too much"

federick Sunday, September 4, 2016

this could be a great story for movies!

ahgase88 Saturday, September 3, 2016

mmmmmmmm he probably doesnt want to come back... experience the rich side of north korea

6t2 Saturday, September 3, 2016

Would he want to come back? He has a wife and 2 kids. Would the US be able to take them too or...?

ElNora Saturday, September 3, 2016

Smells like a double agent to me.......Yeah.Sure. The US, who knows what Putin ate for breakfast THIS morning, didn't KNOW where he was.....I've got some land for sale in the Everglades too..........

b1gpotato Saturday, September 3, 2016

i dunno... was he abducted? he has a wife, kids, and a job. feels like he's doing pretty well

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