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01/10/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Shin Dong-hyuk Escaped North Korean Prison Camps, Reveals Horrors

In Camp No. 14, the North Korean political prison where Shin Dong-hyuk was born and where he says he watched the hanging of his mother, inmates never saw a picture of Kim Jong Il.

"I had no idea who he is," Shin said, referring to the leader whose photograph is displayed nearly everywhere in North Korea.

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