◆ June 2013, a local city in a northern part of North Korea.
A skinny old man was siting on the street and fixing a plastic product. He lamented “the tiny amount of food ration is not enough to survive.” The social welfare system is totally debilitated. He tries to earn cash out of fixing products at a stall.
Reporter: How much do you earn in a day?
Man: Not so much.
Reporter: But you still get food ration, right?
Man: I hardly get one.
Reporter: How much food ration can you get a per month?
Man: I do not know. It is not enough to feed myself.
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