Korean families in US race to meet relatives

Korean families who escaped to the US during the war are keen to reunite with siblings not seen in almost 60 years.

    North and South Korea have agreed to restart a programme to help bring together families divided by the Korean War.

    But for some families in the United States its a race against time to reunite with the siblings they haven't seen in 60 years.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Roesgen reports from Chicago.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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