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he was from Vietnam she was from North Korea their story of for been in love is a bit like Romeo and Juliet but with a much happier ending found a gun was twenty two twenty first sorry on he he says he knew instantly that she was the love of his life is needed I thought immediately to myself that I must marry that girl in nineteen sixty seven as Vietnam and the United States were locked in war two hundred Vietnamese students were sent to North Korea gain the skills needed to rebuild the state once the war was over Gein was one of them he was apprenticing at a fertilizer factory when he spotted re working in a lab he plucked up the courage to ask her for a dress her friends called him Viet Cong como nursing I felt found when we first met because I knew from the beginning that this would be a love that couldn't come true relationships with foreigners were strictly forbidden by both North Korea and Vietnam at the time it remains banned in the north to the state fainted monthly secret trips to visit re at our home during his stay but left in nineteen seventy three the couple stayed in touch and waited for over twenty years then in the nineties North Korea was wracked by famine kind raised seven tons of rice and donations to send to the north worried that re enter people would start for his efforts touched north Korean officials will greet the two could marry and live in either country in two thousand two decades after their first meeting the two finally wed in the Vietnamese embassy in Pyongyang and settled in their new life together in Hanoi where they still live today now enjoying the freedom that would be impossible in North Korea Guinan re have high hopes for the upcoming summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong nine which is set to be in Hanoi they hope it'll be a step towards peace I think that we have to live to love there's nothing bad in loving and the happy couple say there is a love that be so , realism