Busy Being 'Super,' No Time to Be a Kid

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Busy Being 'Super,' No Time to Be a Kid

They say children are the future of a country, and the future of Korea may depend on what Korean children are doing today. As it turns out, many Korean children spend their time mastering academic subjects and honing skills, becoming known as Super Kids and preparing for the next century. Eleven-year-old Kim Hi-yeon's summer vacation is the busiest time of year for her. She has to take piano, computer, Chinese and English lessons. Page 8.

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