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South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
For most people, prison is a place to escape from. For South Koreans in need of a break from the demands of everyday life, a day or two in a faux jail is the escape.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, puts her mobile phone outside a cell of Prison Inside...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, puts her mobile phone outside a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. "This prison gives me a sense of freedom," Park said. "I shouldn't be here right now, given the work I need to do. But I decided to pause and look back at myself for a better life." REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY.
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November 23, 2018
Participants prepare to be locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Participants prepare to be locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, stretches while being locked inside a cell of Prison...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, stretches while being locked inside a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 11, 2018. "This prison gives me a sense of freedom," Park said. "I shouldn't be here right now, given the work I need to do. But I decided to pause and look back at myself for a better life." REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
A participant takes a nap inside a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
A participant takes a nap inside a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
An administrator distributes a meal to a participant at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
An administrator distributes a meal to a participant at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison...
Incheon, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, works at her office in Incheon, South Korea, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Participants take a walk before being locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon,...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Participants take a walk before being locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri (L), 28, a startup business program manager, takes a selfie with her friends before being...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri (L), 28, a startup business program manager, takes a selfie with her friends before being locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. "This prison gives me a sense of freedom," Park said. "I shouldn't be here right now, given the work I need to do. But I decided to pause and look back at myself for a better life." REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri (L), 28, a startup business program manager, takes a walk before being locked up at Prison...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri (L), 28, a startup business program manager, takes a walk before being locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. "This prison gives me a sense of freedom," Park said. "I shouldn't be here right now, given the work I need to do. But I decided to pause and look back at myself for a better life." REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager and her friends prepare to be locked up at Prison...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager and her friends prepare to be locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. "This prison gives me a sense of freedom," Park said. "I shouldn't be here right now, given the work I need to do. But I decided to pause and look back at myself for a better life." REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
A participant meditates before being locked up in a cell at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility,...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
A participant meditates before being locked up in a cell at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Mobile phones of participants are seen at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Mobile phones of participants are seen at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Participants bow before being locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Participants bow before being locked up at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, walks to a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, walks to a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. "This prison gives me a sense of freedom," Park said. "I shouldn't be here right now, given the work I need to do. But I decided to pause and look back at myself for a better life." REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
An administrator serves meals at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea,...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
An administrator serves meals at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 11, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
A participant eats a meal inside a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
A participant eats a meal inside a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 11, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
A window of a cell inside Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, is seen in Hongcheon, South Korea,...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
A window of a cell inside Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, is seen in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 11, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, sits inside a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, sits inside a cell of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. "This prison gives me a sense of freedom," Park said. "I shouldn't be here right now, given the work I need to do. But I decided to pause and look back at myself for a better life." REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
A participant looks through the window of a cell inside Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
A participant looks through the window of a cell inside Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 11, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, receives a certificate of parole after spending...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, receives a certificate of parole after spending time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 11, 2018. "This prison gives me a sense of freedom," Park said. "I shouldn't be here right now, given the work I need to do. But I decided to pause and look back at myself for a better life." REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
A participant receives a certificate of parole after spending time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
A participant receives a certificate of parole after spending time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 11, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, is shrouded by fog at dawn in Hongcheon, South Korea, November...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, is shrouded by fog at dawn in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 11, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison...
Incheon, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, walks home from work in Incheon, South Korea, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison...
Incheon, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, uses her mobile phone on her way back home from work in Incheon, South Korea, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison...
Incheon, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, uses a laptop at a cafe in Incheon, South Korea, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison...
Incheon, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Park Hye-ri, 28, a startup business program manager, who spent time at Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, shows her Youtube channel at a cafe in Incheon, South Korea, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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November 23, 2018
Participants are seen through the windows of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon,...
HONGCHEON, South Korea
The Wider Image: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life
Participants are seen through the windows of Prison Inside Me, a mock prison facility, in Hongcheon, South Korea, November 10, 2018. Since 2013, the facility has hosted more than 2,000 inmates, many of them stressed office workers and students seeking relief from South Korea's demanding work and academic culture. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEARCH "PRISON RETREAT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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