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Ji Seong-ho, the State of the Union guest who fled North Korea

Ji Seong Ho at the State of the Union
Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images

Trump honored a North Korean defector, Ji Seong-ho, Tuesday night at his State of the Union address.

Details: Here is Ji's background, as reported by the NYT. Journalists and human rights groups have been unable to independently confirm Ji’s account.