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Former Korean 'comfort women' for U.S. troops sue own government

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PYEONGTAEK, South Korea - Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison.

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After she escaped home in the early 1960s, her pimp sold her to one of the brothels allowed by the government to serve American soldiers.

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