Preserving the Bedrooms of Sewol Ferry Victims to Preserve Their Memory

Tomorrow will mark the one-year anniversary of the sinking of the ferry Sewol off the coast of South Korea, and the loss of more than 300 people, including 250 students. Some of the families of those students have kept their children’s bedrooms intact to remember and honor their loved ones. The Reuters photographer Kim Hong-Ji visited with a number of these families, photographed their children's empty rooms and belongings, and listened as they spoke of their love for their missing sons and daughters, and their frustration with the way the disaster and its aftermath unfolded.
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