A 38th Parallel

In South Korea, People Check In to Faux Prison for Meditation With a Penal Theme

Clients at ‘Prison Inside Me’ Pay to Be Confined to 60-Square-Foot Cell; ‘This Is My Third Time’

Jaeyeon Woo  The Wall Street Journal  May 5, 2014
 
“…In a country where the social pressure to do well in school and to find highly paid jobs is intense, an industry is attempting to come up with some extreme relaxation…”

One North Korean refugee, who provided an alias for his alias as “Hyun-Woo,” recoiled in visceral fear at the idea.  “No way, Jin Ae!  I’m not falling for that again!”         

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