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Aryum Jeon As Am 5 Extra Credit- finding themes in real life Full Name: Park Jaebeom English Name: Jay Park Date of Birth: April 25, 1987 (age 23) Position: Leader, Main Vocalist, Rapper Jaebeom was born and raised in Seattle , Washington. Originally entering JYP Entertainment as a rapper and b-boy, he trained for four years to improve his singing and Korean. It was initially his mother who led him to apply as he wished to not attend college, and Jin-Young Park (JYP) himself watched his audition and brought him to Korea. He collaborated with Yeeun of Wonder Girls for "r " ( "Jeong" ) on the Han Sung Byul Gok OST. Due to his comments on his MySpace page, he left the group on September 8, 2009. On February 25, 2010, JYP Entertainment announced that Jaebeom's contract was permanently terminated. 1 This description of a person above was a hot issue in Korea a few months ago. He was a leader of an idol group called 2PM in Korea. Among his group members, he was the most popular guy. He was the second generation of Korean Americans. He went to Korea to
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Unformatted text preview: become a singer that is sort of similar to Bulosan’s case. While he was on training for four years to improve his singing and Korean, he went through hardships that made his life seem miserable. At that time, he left the message that contains negative comments about Koreans on his twitter to his friend who was in U.S. After he gained the popularity, the message he sent to his friend was found by journalist and publicized. Since he gained huge fans by that time, this fact alone became an extremely known. Most of fans were disappointed to him. And many Koreans expressed their anger by telling him to leave the country on the internet blogs. Unfortunately, Jay Park no longer had intention of leaving the country because he saw the good part of Korea and called the country as motherland. He had an idea that was paradox of Korea just as Bulosan did. He was forced to leave the country in the end. 1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2PM#Jaebeom_.28.EC.9E.AC.EB.B2.94.29...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course AS AM as am 5 taught by Professor Pandyasp during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.

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