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Canada: Hyeon Soo Lim returns home after 2.5 years in North Korean captivity02:21

Canada: Hyeon Soo Lim returns home after 2.5 years in North Korean captivity

Canada, Mississauga
August 14, 2017 at 01:50 GMT -00:00 · Published

Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim attended a service at the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Mississauga, Sunday, upon his release from a North Korean prison, where he was held for more than two years.

"I'm so proud to be Canadian. And I'm so happy to be with my wife," he told his jubilant congregation.

Originally sentenced to life in prison for crimes against the state, 62-year-old Hyeon Soo Lim was released after two and a half years, reportedly on humanitarian grounds.

Canada: Hyeon Soo Lim returns home after 2.5 years in North Korean captivity02:21
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Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim attended a service at the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Mississauga, Sunday, upon his release from a North Korean prison, where he was held for more than two years.

"I'm so proud to be Canadian. And I'm so happy to be with my wife," he told his jubilant congregation.

Originally sentenced to life in prison for crimes against the state, 62-year-old Hyeon Soo Lim was released after two and a half years, reportedly on humanitarian grounds.

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