- Memory of a Boy Soldier (2015)
Memory of a Boy Soldier
By Christina Pae, 2015
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In this clip, my uncle, Kon Ho Cho, tells me about one of his experiences as a boy soldier during the Korean War.
Christina Pae joined OHMA after almost twenty years as a corporate lawyer intermingled with several forays in the food industry. In her prior lives, she worked at some of the largest financial institutions in the world, a Michelin 3-star restaurant, and a cheese cave in Long Island City. She received her A.B. in Russian Studies from Brown University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School. She is particularly interested in stories about Koreans of her parents’ generation who emigrated after the Korean War. Christina is a recipient of the 2015-2016 OHMA Research Grant Award.