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Taking Control

Taking Control

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Adolescence is often a struggle. As a teenager, Pak decided to take back some control over her future.

SuChin's Biography

Place of Birth: Seoul, Korea
Musical Education: She played piano from ages six to 18.
To Her 15-Year-Old Self: Quit slouching, go after your crush, and relax.
Three Attributes to Describe Herself: Sensitive, emotional, and having integrity

SuChin Pak began her television career in high school when she was recruited to host a teen-based television show for an ABC affiliate station, and eventually moved on to jobs at Oxygen and MTV. She is currently the on-air correspondent for DailyCandy.com, an email newsletter based out of New York. SuChin has applied her media expertise to her passion for social issues: she serves as the host of G Word on Planet Green and is an avid supporter of the revitalization of Hester Street Fair in Downtown New York City. 

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