Thank you Zachary Rogers, WKRC for hosting us to speak in the wake of Otto Warmbiers return home. We are honored to be featured in your piece, Depart Smart: What you should know before traveling abroad. 

Our hearts go out to Otto’s family and friends.

The New York post released a news article on Otto Warmbier – North Korea releases US student in a coma after a year 

An American student serving 15 years of hard labor in North Korea was evacuated from the rogue country Tuesday after being in a coma for more than a year amid reports he had been brutally beaten.

He was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years for subversion after he tearfully confessed he tried to swipe the banner from a restricted area of the Yanggakdo International Hotel as a trophy for a friend in the US.

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