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North Korea’s Defector Girl Boxer and ‘Million Dollar Baby’ – Choi Hyun Mi – 17-year old female Mohammed Ali

North Korea’s Defector Girl Boxer and ‘Million Dollar Baby’ – Choi Hyun Mi – 17-year old female Mohammed Ali

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Choi Hyun Mi had never heard of Muhammad Ali. She knows him now. On Oct. 11, the 17-year-old became the World Boxing Association’s women’s featherweight champion. She is called “The Defector Girl Boxer”, because of her unusual background. Choi’s father risked his life and abandoned a privileged position in North Korea to help his daughter…

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Top 10 World’s Most Expensive Cities – Seoul Tops in Asia

Top 10 World’s Most Expensive Cities – Seoul Tops in Asia

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. The World’s Most Expensive Cities  List for expatriates is out. Seoul came out on top, or bottom depending on your perspective, in Asia at number 7. Tokyo fell to number 13. Taipei fell to #94, 6th in Asia and Hong Kong was number 5 in Asia. Singapore was 122nd in the world and 10th in…

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Signs of North Korea and South Korea Reunification?

Signs of North Korea and South Korea Reunification?

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. For the first time in more than 50 years, North and South Korean trains crossed the military demarcation line. North Korea had to push their train across…kind of the way the Indians did, maybe. Actually, the South Koreans sent 100 and North Koreans sent 50 passengers, respectively using two rail links that were cut during…

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Cyworld Takes On Myspace (part 2)

Cyworld Takes On Myspace (part 2)

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Myspace takes all comers, of which I am proudly NOT one. Facebook is for college kids. I have an account but don’t remember my login or password. Friendster and Xanga is for twentysomethings and I have been twenty years old more than twice. Livejournal is for the self-expressive and I can do that here. Linkedin has…

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