The family of a Lynnwood man imprisoned nearly a year-and-a-half in North Korea says it’s alarmed and saddened the country has canceled a second invitation for a U.S. envoy to talk about his release.
Our news partner, the Seattle Times notes that while reeling from that news, Kenneth Bae’s sister Terri Chung said in a statement Monday the family is encouraged by a growing number of people calling for his freedom — the Rev. Jesse Jackson in particular.
Chung says she and her mother have met with Jackson and support his humanitarian mission to bring Bae home.
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