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N. Korea - Japan: Homecoming

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N. Korea - Japan: Homecoming

N. Korea - Japan: Homecoming

N. Korea - Japan: Homecoming

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John Ydstie talks with Charles Scanlon of the BBC about the homecoming for five Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea in the 1970s and 80s. But they were not allowed to bring their children with them — children who were born and raised in North Korea.