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One ex-Korean president bailed, another still jailed

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak walked out of prison on Wednesday evening on conditional bail, but his successor in the presidential Blue House, fellow conservative Park Geun-hye, remained behind bars, serving a 33-year sentence. The two have taken radically different approaches to their prison sentences. Lee, who went from being a poverty-struck market porter […]

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