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The Ballad Of The 13-Year-Old North Korean Capitalist

NPR | July 9, 2014 7:39 p.m. | Updated: July 11, 2014 8:15 a.m.

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Zoe Chace

In North Korea, tiny private markets have emerged where people can buy and sell food and clothing. In fact, one 13-year-old girl went into business for herself, and the government of North Korea tried to stop her support of capitalism.

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