Former forced laborer thank you Song Hye Kyo for turning down modeling be offering from Mitsubishi Motors
Share on FacebookShare on TwitterIt has turn out to bewidely recognized that actress Song Hye Kyo, superstar of drama Descendants of the Sun, these daysgrew to become down on be offering from Mitsubishi Motors as their marketing model.
On May 16th, her firmprinted that she had recently won a letter from a former forced laborer who sent her gratitude and thank you for no longer taking the modeling activity from the japanese company.
The letter, written through 88-year old lady Yang Geum Deok, used to be released by the civic team for sufferers who were forced to do hard workright through the Japanese career in Korea. Yang Geum Deok changed into forced into labor by the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries at the age of 14 with 138 other scholars in 1944 after being deceived by the pinnacle of her faculty who was Japanese. She worked for just about 18 months without being paid prior to getting rescued.
Currently, Mitsubishi Motors is in the midst of a lawsuit for forcing Korean laborers to paintings for them all through Japans occupation between 1910 and 1945.
The former forced laborer thanks Song Hye Kyo for the great work that even the countrys president couldnt have done.
Korea Times unveils a phase of her letter, which reads, Hearing the news, I shed tears. I used to be so gladas thougha large nail wedged deep in my center has after all been pulled out. I thank you for your brave act and I believe that I'll evening fly if best I had wings. What topics to me and other survivors of forced labor isn't the money. My first and main wish is to get maintain of an apology from Japanese Top Minister Shinzo Abe and Mitsubishi. Without it, I will notrelaxation in peace.
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