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January 14, 1999 | VALERIE REITMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The economic upheaval now racking South Korea is driving an increasing number of parents, many of them newly single fathers, to resort to drastic measures: They are deserting their children. Or worse. Applications for admission to orphanages here in the capital surged nearly fourfold in the past year, according to the city's youth and juvenile welfare division.
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January 14, 2010 | By Ju-min Park
Cao Thi Nguyen and her baby were marooned in a strange land without family or options. The young woman, who moved here from Vietnam two years ago to marry a South Korean man, had been kicked out of her home after a fight with her husband's family. Unable to speak Korean, the slight 29-year-old wandered the streets of Seoul for months until she found a refuge designed to help the growing number of foreign brides in the country -- nearly half of whom report suffering domestic abuse.
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WORLD
January 14, 2010 | By Ju-min Park
Cao Thi Nguyen and her baby were marooned in a strange land without family or options. The young woman, who moved here from Vietnam two years ago to marry a South Korean man, had been kicked out of her home after a fight with her husband's family. Unable to speak Korean, the slight 29-year-old wandered the streets of Seoul for months until she found a refuge designed to help the growing number of foreign brides in the country -- nearly half of whom report suffering domestic abuse.
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January 14, 1999 | VALERIE REITMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The economic upheaval now racking South Korea is driving an increasing number of parents, many of them newly single fathers, to resort to drastic measures: They are deserting their children. Or worse. Applications for admission to orphanages here in the capital surged nearly fourfold in the past year, according to the city's youth and juvenile welfare division.
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