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2015-10-06 Seongmin Lee: From North Korea to the Ivy League!!!

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Congratulations to Seongmin Lee! He was born in North Korea, he has overcome a lot. And he has now been accepted into Columbia University! That's the good news! The bad news? $80K per year, including tuition, textbooks and living expenses. As an international student, he doesn't qualify for many scholarships, but he is searching. He has also set up a crowdfunding site to raise money. https://www.youcaring.com/for-help-seongmin-lee-s-study-in-u-s-a-442837 

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He's an outstanding young man, I have known him for a few years now. I can't help but point out that he was a student in (TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees. But to be clear, he learned English on his own through intensive self-study. We were delighted and honored that he thought TNKR was worth joining.
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He has won English speech contests, given speeches around the USA, shared his story with human rights organizations, and even spoken before the United Nations and other international organizations.
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By supporting him, you will help him get a start at Columbia University, and to help him continue to pursue his dreams. Please consider making a donation and also share this with as many people as possible.
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