A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 20, 1950

In the issues of Feb. 16, 1948 (Religion) and May 24, 1948 (Publisher's Letter), TIME told the story of Ye Yun-Ho, a young Korean seminarian who was sketching among a jumble of packing cases on Seoul's city dump when he discovered that there were homeless children living in them. Presbyterian Ye Yun-Ho moved in among the packing cases, began to organize his first parish among the swarms of ragged dead-end kids of Seoul.

So impressed were TIME readers that many sent in money to help Ye build a steepled brick church and a ten-bed...

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