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Practice English Speaking&Listening with: [이산가족 Eng c.c] 컬러 희귀사진모음-어느 참전미군, 한국전쟁 사진으로 기억하다. A US soldier documents life after the Korean War

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(December 12, 2013 broadcast Reenactment of "Rediscovering Busan")

Get your freshly popped corn here!

Hey there, big-nosed gentlemen.

Buy some popped corn.

Thank you.

(Clifford) That tastes nutty.

(Steve) No, no. I don't want to eat it.

Do you know what it is?

It's corn.

Don't you fellows eat stuff like this?

It's made of stuff people can eat.


You know what? It tastes like Korean popcorn.

Very nice.


Cheese, ma'am.

Good grief. What on earth is he taking photos for?

You need to pay to take a photo of me.

(300 color photos of Busan were taken)

(So who took these photos?)

My name is Clifford Strovers.

I was born in Ohio, US.

For 20 years, I had stayed in my hometown.

December 1953.

I'm here at the harbor city of Busan, South Korea.

On the other side of the globe located at the end of Asia,

they had a huge civil war just a few months ago.

However, the people standing on the ground in the ruins

have hope, not frustration.

So I'm really excited to spend my time here in Busan.

(1953, Korea was in ruins after the war)

(Was here as part of the US Armed Forces in Korea)

(Clifford L. Strovers)

(Everything was fascinating in the eyes of a foreigner)

(Koreans could carry items as big as their house)

(Obviously, Clifford had no idea what this A-frame was)

(December 12, 2013 broadcast Reenactment of "Rediscovering Busan")

(Steve) Whoa! Koreans look like little giants.

How can they carry all that weight?

(Clifford) You know what? I think that A-frame is the key.


(Steve) I want to try this one. Yeah.

This? You want to try this?

(Steve) Exactly. Yeah.

Okay, okay. Try it.

Thank you.

Okay. Yeah?

(A fascinating experience with carrying an A-frame)

(Everyone is wearing similar clothes)

(This time, he notices a trend at Gukje Market)

(Why are the adults and children all wearing black?)

Work clothes worn by US soldiers were made of quality material.

We couldn't wear the same thing as soldiers,

so we dyed the fabric.

(The black clothes were dyed uniforms initially worn by US soldiers)

(1954, Clifford's Busan)

(The refugees made a living by selling uniforms or relief supplies)

(Their world was bleak, but they steadily moved forward)

(Clifford's camera captured the lives of these people)

(He captured a special scene)

(Steve) Who are those people?

Is that guy giving them something?

- I don't know. Can we line up? - Sure.

My goodness.

They must be here to get their fortune read too.

No way.

They're probably standing in line without a clue.

Look. Hey, man.

That man over there is blind.

But he sees way into the future.

He even helps you find family that you lost in the war.

He's an extraordinary fortune teller.

No. 1. No. 1!

- Okay? - Okay.

They understand.

(Fortune tellers would predict whether separated family members were still alive)

(The pain of divided families was captured on camera)

(In 2010, Clifford donated his photos to Busan)

(His photos allow us to reflect on)

(What the Korean War left behind)

(I hope my photos allow you to remember that this period was the start of a great future)

(Korean Diaspora: Divided Families)

The Description of [이산가족 Eng c.c] 컬러 희귀사진모음-어느 참전미군, 한국전쟁 사진으로 기억하다. A US soldier documents life after the Korean War