The Drop Box: Protecting Life


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Drop Box the Movie“The Drop Box” is a Documentary Film about a courageous man named Pastor Lee Jong-rak, leader of Jusarang Community Church in Seoul, South Korea. He and his small staff have taken in nearly three dozen children over the past decade, all of whom were abandoned because of their disabilities.

In 2009, Pastor Lee installed the “drop box” on the side of his home where parents can leave their unwanted babies.

The following words can be read on the drop box: “This is a facility for the protection of life. If you can’t take care of your disabled babies, don’t throw them away or leave them on the street. Bring them here.”

Currently, his flock numbers 21.

Yes, of course, there are facilities in place throughout Korea that also care for the abandoned and the homeless. However, Pastor Lee’s 24-hour “drop box” protects those, who would otherwise fall through the cracks. Through his story, we hope to make the issue at large more accessible to people…

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