After This U.S. Soldier Defected To North Korea, A Forced Marriage Ultimately Saved His Life

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It’s a cold January night on the Korean border, and U.S. sergeant Charles Jenkins is desperate to escape his post. Wandering into the secretive North, he begins an ordeal that will transform his life. But in amongst the beatings and the humiliation, he meets a woman who will change everything.