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Death of Charles Jenkins reminds Japan of its abducted citizens

Charles Jenkins, the US Army sergeant who made headlines after his famous escape – deserting to North Korea from South Korea in 1965, has died. He was 77. Jenkins later married a Japanese abductee while in captivity, but was allowed to move to Japan after nearly four decades in North Korea. He died outside his […]