A Letter From The Publisher, May 24, 1948

Many of you were moved by the story (TIME, Feb. 16) of Ye Yun Ho, ardent young graduate of Korea's Presbyterian Theological Seminary, to send in contributions (or ask where they could be sent) to help him build his church for the scavengers living off of the city dump at the outskirts of Seoul. Recently, TIME Inc.'s Tokyo bureau chief, Carl Mydans, visited Presbyterian Ye and airmailed the photographs and the account of him below.

Ye Yun Ho, as you may recall, met his present parishioners one day last summer when he went for a walk by the River Han and saw...

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