FOREIGN AID: Life for New Chorwon

On 500 acres of well-kept land 80 miles northeast of Seoul, Korea, stands the village of New Chorwon, where some 500 people make a living from crops of potatoes, wheat, cabbage and barley. It is not an unusual village—except in being a village at all. Four years ago, the site was war-ravaged wasteland and the villagers hopeless wanderers. What gave them life was the gift of a 68-year-old Philadelphia lawyer who does not believe in Christmas presents but does believe in President Eisenhower's idea that foreign aid can be on a person-to-person basis.

The lawyer is Graham French, grandson of Drug...

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