SOUTH KOREA: Children's Show

Every now and then a strong gust of wind whipped through the big stadium at Pusan, but at first the 70,000 children and parents in the audience paid no attention. Onstage, as the restless bunting snapped and waved, a troop of comedians and singers was putting on a special children's show, and the audience giggled and roared. But some among the parents began to notice black clouds massing in the sky, and remembered that a typhoon had been reported offshore that very morning. The performers sensed the danger, too, for they began to race through their acts. Seconds later,...

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