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광복절 – Korea’s Independence day: 10 Facts You Need to Know

n this day 72 years ago, Korea gained independence from Japan and was liberated. 광복절, pronounced Gwangbokjeol, which literally translates to the day light returned, i.e liberation day, means a lot to Koreans all over the world and it’s wildly celebrated as the day Korea freed itself from the clutches of Japan’s rule. Even though independence was […]

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