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DR. NORBERT VOLLERTSEN CONSOLES FORMER NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR AN JEONG SUK IN SEOUL.
Norbert Vollertsen, (R), a German aid doctor, consoles former North Korean defector An Jeong-suk in Seoul March 30, 2001, after she signed a petition seeking refugee status for North Koreans who fled the Stalinist nation. An, 58, fled North Korea in 1999 and arrived in South Korea last year, using forged documents. She fears her eldest son, who also defected to the South, but returned to the North to bring back his wife, has been executed.