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January 27, 2003

Abductee Turns English Teacher

Hitomi Soga, one of the five abductees recently returned after two and a half decades in North Korea, recently assisted an English-language class in her hometown of Manomachi on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture. Soga and a Canadian teacher taught a class of about 40 children at a childcare center where she is hoping to work. She attended the center as a child. She is married to an American, Charles Jenkins who remained behind in Pyongyang with their two daughters.

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