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Kim Dong Wan Donates $30,000 to Comfort Women
【January 25=KEJ Minji Kim / Translator Eunbee Kim】Member of top group Shinhwa, Kim Dong Wan was able to donate $30,000 (30 million won) to the elderly women behind Korea’s Comfort Women through KBS 1TV’s “Love Request”.
The producer of KBS 1TV’s “Love Request” revealed that Kim Dong Wan had said that he hoped that the 58 remaining surviving women would be able to receive a formal apology before their passings along with the fact that the star had donated $30,000 for the cause.
In the past, Kim Dong Wan has donated 10 million won to victims to help rebuild their lives after the 2003 Daegu subway disaster, 12 million won to child cancer patients, 20 million won for the victims of the 2008 earthquake in China, as well as many other causes up to the present. The amount he has donated has reached nearly a billion Korean won, leading the public to call Kim Dong Wan the “giving celebrity”.
Meanwhile, Kim Dong Wan, who has currently been playing the role of Kim Tae Pyung in KBS 2TV’s “Cheer Up, Mister Kim!”, will be making his comeback with legendary group Shinhwa this upcoming March.
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