One of the Missing 9 childrens bodies have finally been found by the Sewol Ferry Onsite Rescue Team.
1,123 days after the Sewol Ferry disaster, the remains of 17-year-old student Jo Eun Hwa have been discovered.
Jo Eun Hwas remains were discovered near the back of the ship in room 4-11, with a bag that also belonged to her.
Her family has confirmed the identity of the remains through her dental records.
Jo Eun Hwas mother broke down when the Sewol Ferry was originally salvaged from the sea, looking for closure from the tragedy.
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“We were so happy to see the Sewol finally coming out of the water, but the sight of the ferry broke us.
— Lee Keum-hee (Jo Eun Hwas Mother)
From the 304 deaths due to the Sewol Tragedy, there are still 8 bodies that have yet to be found.
But the discovery of Jo Eun Hwas remains has rekindled some hope in the families of those 8 children.
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Source: Yonhap, Chosun and Washington Post