John Woo

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John Woo lives in South Korea and was born in 2008.

  • John’s favorite book is Hatchet by Gary Paulsen.
  • He is inspired by Vince Rombradi’s words, “Practice doesn’t make perfect, only perfect practice makes perfect.”
  • In the future, he would like to be journalist.

“Reporters risk a lot to let us know what is happening.”

John Woo

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John

A New Wave of COVID-19 Hits South Korea

John Woo

September 1st, 2021

A fourth wave of the contagious disease has escalated fear in this East Asian country of 51 million people. 

A Young Korean Swimmer Goes for the Gold

John Woo

June 24th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with an Olympic hopeful who is only 14 years old. 

A Look at Two Mayoral Races in Korea

John Woo

April 26th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Seoul covers two recent elections with big implications for this East Asian country.  

Celebrating Lunar New Year in South Korea

John Woo

February 11th, 2021

Korean New Year, or Seollal, is the first day of the Korean calendar, which is based on the Chinese Lunar calendar. 

Coronavirus Cases Rise in South Korea

John Woo

January 11th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Seoul describes renewed efforts to control the deadly virus on the Korean Peninsula.  

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in South Korea

John Woo

April 17th, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares his experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. 

The “Modern” Vision of Toulouse-Lautrec

John Woo

March 2nd, 2020

South Korea hosts its first-ever exhibition of the works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, a French artist who captured Parisian life in the late 19th century.

South Korea Battles Dust Storms

John Woo

February 10th, 2020

In this small Asian country, “fine dust” particles are harming vulnerable residents, including young children.

Aquatic Championships Held in Korea

John Woo

August 12th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter covers the 2019 FINA World Championships in swimming, diving, and other aquatic sports. 

The Tragedy of a Sea Turtle

John Woo

July 25th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in South Korea learns how discarded plastic can harm marine life. 

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