U.S. Soldier Defected To North Korea, Worked With Spies

Charles Robert Jenkins grew up in Rich Square, North Carolina. Coming from an impoverished community, Jenkins dropped out of school at the age of 15 in order to join the United States Army. Upon turning 18 years old, Jenkins was shipped out throughout the world. After a three-year stint in West Germany, Jenkins made his way to South Korea. His responsibilities primarily revolved around patrolling the demilitarized zone at night.

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