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Korean American Princess?

My wife and I found this wikipedia article absolutelty fascinating. An American woman from Pennsylvania working as an architect in New York marries a Korean prince and lives in a humble abode on the royal premises until her husband divorces for not producing a male heir. Sounds fairly antiquated, yet the woman is still alive in southern Seoul, namely an apartment in Gangnam.

Give it a read if you can spare the time.

There is going to be a movie made from this story starring Cate Blanchett. It sounds interesting.

The picture is of the married couple.

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My name is Michael Sean Gallagher. I am a Lecturer in Digital Education at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. I am Co-Founder and Director of Panoply Digital, a consultancy dedicated to ICT and mobile for development (M4D); we have worked with USAID, GSMA, UN Habitat, Cambridge University and more on education and development projects. I was a researcher on the Near Futures Teaching project, a project that explores how teaching at The University of Edinburgh unfold over the coming decades, as technology, social trends, patterns of mobility, new methods and new media continue to shift what it means to be at university. Previously, I was the Research Associate on the NERC, ESRC, and AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund sponsored GCRF Research for Emergency Aftershock Forecasting (REAR) project. I was an Assistant Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (한국외국어대학교) in Seoul, Korea. I have also completed a doctorate at University College London (formerly the independent Institute of Education, University of London) on mobile learning in the humanities in Korea.

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