(Kim Ki Sam/Stars and Stripes)

South Korea, December 1959: Girls of the Eden Widow's Home project take sewing lessons in a small classroom at Chunho village, near Seoul. This was one of a few projects begun by the villagers to afford their children some vocational training, and at the same time bring in badly needed funds. The Eden Widow’s Home was founded by Col. Kim In Kim, for the widows and children of the men under his command who were killed. Crippled himself during the war, Kim used his own funds to establish the home. He bought some chickens for his poverty-stricken tenants to raise and started a dress factory to bring in money. The Republic of Korea's government also pitched in and in 1959 supplied half the rations for the home.

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