Escape from Camp 14 Themes

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Prison Children

Shin In Geun was one of many children who were born and raised in a prison camp. The children of prison camps were told that they were imprisoned due to the sins of their parents. They could wash away the sins of their parents by working hard. Their guards were their teachers and more influential in their lives than their parents.

Life was brutal in these camps for kids. Shin saw his mother being forced into having sex with a guard when he was ten. And on other occasions he saw her tortured and heard her being called vile names. Shin was beaten if he was caught eating a pear from a tree. The children were allowed to eat rats, frogs, snakes and insects without a beating. The camp was overrun with rats and it was necessary to eat them to survive. Shin and the other boys...

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