The winter Olympics in South Korea are quickly approaching. Get your homeschool family ready with this edition of Hot Chocolate and Current Events. In the coming weeks, all eyes will be on whether North Korea will be allowed to take part. Read this article and use the following question to spark discussion with your family.
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Ever since the Korean armistice in 1953, which put an end to fighting in the Korean War, the peninsula has been divided into the communist North and democratic South. They are divided at the 38th parallel, or the DMZ, where soldiers (including American soldiers) are still stationed today. Tensions in the region are great, especially with the recent development of nuclear capabilities in the North. Kim Jong Un is the leader of North Korea.
DMZ or 38th parallel
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