Han Hye-kyoung and her mother Kim Si-nyo at their home. After spending several years mounting LCD screens in a semi-conductor plant, Han Hye-kyoung was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2005. After surgery, her ability to speak, walk, and see, decreased significantly. She now follows a daily treatment in hospital and rarely stay at home. Since then her mother has always been on her side and now never leaves her. SHARPS reports in total 160 victims – among them 60 deaths – linked to Samsung. Chuncheon, South Korea, July 2014.

Posted by Thaddeus Pope

Thaddeus Pope is the Director of Visual Communications for The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) and the Creative Director of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award.

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