A moment in the motherland

This is my first entry in the Republic of Korea as an excited tourist, who has not visited the motherland for over 21 years and as a researcher for secondhand smoke exposure among bar employees. As a tourist, I see a world of modernity, which correlates with tall buildings and glimmering screens that inundate drivers and pedestrians with provocative

As a researcher, I have displaced myself from the hordes of Korean men and women, who seem to have found a sense of identity by