Dr. Bong Hak Hyun and the Heungnam Evacuation

Tuesday · May 3rd · 1 - 3 PM (Pacific Time)
UCI Humanities Gateway 1341
Documentary screening and lunch followed by a talk with Esther Hyun



Ms. Esther Hyun is a resource specialist teacher to sixth graders within the LAUSD and a former actor/commercial print model. She has a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, and a master’s in Special Education from CSUN. She will talk about her father, Dr. Bong Hak Hyun, who was a humanitarian and Korean War Hero who advocated for a civilian rescue mission during the Heungnam Evacuation. Together with Colonel Ed Forney, General Ned Almond, and countless others, they miraculously saved the lives of 100,000 civilians.

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