When Keeyoung Kim was a child, his parents worked long hours and relied on a babysitter until he was old enough to care for himself. He remembers feeling lonely and angry, but it wasn’t until he was older he realized the long hours they worked were to provide for him. Now he’s grateful for what they were willing to do and how it taught him a drive to succeed.
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