Posts by Greg Boone

Finding a Home in Hyehwa

Ruel Neri spends six days a week working 12 hour days at a factory to support his family back in the Philippines, but on Sundays he works at a Filipino market that appears in the Hyehwa neighborhood of Seoul. The market keeps him connected to the community that has grown to support the 51,000 Filipinos working in Korea. It also helps temper the uncertainty he and many other Filipinos face at their job. Now his connection to the market and the larger community is in danger. Continue reading

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