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nnnnn the most expensive neighborhood in south korea and if you've never been to gangnam you'll most definitely have seen it in the most viral youtube video of all time but there's a side to this district that dying them style doesn't show surrounded by swanky offices and high rise apartments eased your young areas lost remaining shantytown a. c. year old kim often you know sits in a squalid shack eating alone in the shadow of the luxury homes where she once worked as a clean up of some of souls wealthiest people remember robot like hugo no i envy them why wouldn't tie , i pray that one day my kids can have a life like , a grim picture of a country where more than half of the elderly live below the poverty line kim has been living in your young for nearly thirty years she says she doesn't have enough room for a t. v. and this scared of dying in the slalom , but there is some hope on the horizon officials say the shabby neighborhood is about to be knocked down and replaced with low cost housing that's been promised for a while and squabbling between the government's developers and residents keeps causing delays now though officials say the rebuild is on course to stop the sun , skeptical , we didn't , she got market have to wait and see honestly we don't even have power here we have no choice but to do with the authorities tell us , the city's away below pie you're young residents share toilets and take showers and wash in public boss the neighborhood is written with rats and cockroaches and is dangerously prone to fires the government says there is no time to lose in bringing to our young some real gang them style but after years of talk and next to no action some say real change could still be a long way off