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Koreans love Spam and Army Stew or Budae Jigae

You are probably wondering why I am writing about this, however by the end of the post you will know why Koreans love spam and how this relates to you.  This first part was sent me by a friend and I felt it makes a good point.

Asia is celebrating the annual lunar thanksgiving holiday this week.  In South Korea, where it’s known as Chuseok, the holiday is celebrated by visiting family, paying respects to ancestors… and the giving and receiving of packaged cans of Spam.

The pre-cooked tins of pork meat are the stuff of jokes, lunch boxes, wartime memories and, here in South Korea, a low-key, national love affair.…

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