This July 21, 1957 article is from the South Korean newspaper Donga Ilbo.
Two Comfort Women for US Military Commit Suicide Out of Despair
(Busan) At about 3:30 in the afternoon on the 19th, Jo Mi-ja (20) and Bak Su-ja (21), who both worked as
comfort women at a US military comfort woman hall in the Jeonpo district of
Busan, committed suicide together by drinking poison at the
Songmijang Restaurant in Jeonpo. In their suicide note they wrote, “As more and
more debt piles up in our tedious lives as comfort women, dying is the only way