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Horses to the Rescue of Korea’s Internet-Addicted Teens

Yahoo Health – January 11, 2013
By Daum Kim and Eunhye Shin

Horses to the Rescue of Korea’s Internet-Addicted Teens Four months ago, the parents of a teenage South Korean girl were at their wits' end over her addiction to surfing the Internet for pornography. But now, thanks to a horse riding therapy program, their daughter appears to be back in control of her life. In South Korea, the world's most wired country and where almost two-thirds of the population owns a smartphone, addiction to the Internet has become a major problem. Government data says 680,000 children aged between 10 and 19 are Internet addicts, or around 10 percent of the age group. "I used to play with computers for…
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