Tuesday, September 04, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, August 24 2007] Netizens Touched by Thank-You Message From Iraqi Girl

A video letter from an Iraqi girl has been touching the hearts of Korea's netizens.

In the letter, Pheam, an elementary school girl from the northern city of Irbil, expresses her gratitude to the soldiers of the Zaytun Unit for painting a mural and widening the roads of her village.


On Aug 16. the video was posted to Cyworld, a leading Korean social-networking website, where it attracted more than 200,000 viewers in just three days. More than 3,000 people left comments about it on the website.

Now the video has spread abroad via YouTube, the world's largest video sharing website, and is causing a stir among netizens around the world.

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