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This story is a traditional Korean story based on Aesop's Fable "The Tortoise and The Hare." In the story, the two animals run a race. Just like "The Tortoise and The Hare," the Rabbit falls asleep during the race, and the Turtle wins.
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Korean Studies | Language Interpretation and Translation
Korean folktale and Lee, Seung-Hwan, "Korean: 거북이와 토끼 [geobug-iwa tokki] The Rabbitt and the Turtle" (600). IWU Global Storytelling Project. 3.
Aesop classic fables.
Link to Library of Congress, The Aesop for Children http://www.read.gov/aesop/025.html
About Korean: Korean, also known locally as Kugo, is the language spoken in the Korean Peninsula. It is spoken by approximately 70 million people worldwide, including 1.2 million Americans.