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Human Parts

LIVED THROUGH THIS

The Goshiwon

What it’s like to live in a 50 square-foot micro apartment in Seoul

Source: Sim Gyu-Dong, “Goshitel”

In the first week, I broke everything: a $2 plate from Daiso, which I’d loved for its spunky polka-dots. A cylindrical holder for my travel-friendly toothbrush and mini toothpaste. Finally, a precious Royal Albert mug I’d been given as a gift that spring.

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Julladonna Park

Julladonna Park

Essayist & Academic// Oxford grad in Korean society & culture. Human stories about race, gender, and media.

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