The Real North Korean Crisis: My CNN iReport

Kim Jong Un has flooded international news outlets in recent weeks.

The warmongering threats are nothing new to the Korean Peninsula. However, the situation causes me to worry about my family in Seoul, who would be in peril if Pyongyang were to attack (My entire family, except one set of cousins, lives in Seoul).

Me with some of my family at Mt. Seorak in 2011.
Me with some of my family at Mt. Seorak in 2011

CNN iReport gives everyday citizens opportunity to voice their opinion on current issues. This week, the station asked for Korean natives to offer their view on the current North Korean crisis. To me, this was a perfect opportunity to inform my colleagues on the travesty of their narrow scope of coverage. I pray that these words would bring awareness to the ignorance toward the real North Korean crisis.

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