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The Cheongju 2006 Curling Iron Case - The Real Life Stories Behind K-Drama “The Glory”

Her only mistake was picking up the phone. That’s it. She didn’t know it was the bully’s boyfriend calling her. This “mistake” almost cost her her life. She was dragged into a karaoke bar - beaten to an inch of her life. Then later, dragged into an alleyway near an abandoned factory where she was beaten by 5 bullies. They assaulted her for hours until she was drenched in blood, and the whole thing was caught on CCTV. She barely made it out alive but her nightmare was just beginning. These photos started to circulate in her high school and the victim was taunted for the fact that she was tortured. That’s just the story of one victim. Another victim was burned all over her body with a hair straightener. Another one was lit on fire for his birthday as a “celebratory candle.” These are the real-life school violence stories that inspired the K-Drama “The Glory.” Full Source Notes: To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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