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Avatar of GI KoreaBy on December 4th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Picture of the Day: Visiting Jacob’s Orphanage

Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division’s 4-2 Attack Battalion visit children at Jacob’s Orphanage.  You can view more pictures here.

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  • Conway Eastwood
    5:27 pm on December 4th, 2011 1

    Those kids don’t look too happy to be with those 2ID guys.

  • guitard
    8:57 pm on December 4th, 2011 2

    Have you ever been to a Korean orphanage? It’s a pretty sh!tty life…and there isn’t much to be happy about.

  • Leon LaPorte
    11:51 pm on December 4th, 2011 3

    I understand US servicemen interest and good deeds concerning these orphanages during and in the aftermath following the Korean War. I’m not sure what the connection is now or if it is any longer appropriate. Perhaps it is something which has ‘always been done’ and has survived into the modern era?

  • Kmg365
    7:41 pm on March 21st, 2013 4

    These aren’t really “orphanages” in the Orphan Annie sense of the word. They’re more at shelters for unwanted Amerasian children resulting from G.I. & bargirl liaisons. So it really isn’t charity per se — it’s more like “paying the piper” out of guilty feelings.

  • Leon LaPorte
    10:31 pm on March 21st, 2013 5

    Do they have any ladders?

 

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