Sam Dok was the first Christian convert among the country villages in Northern Korea. She had been the concubine of the wealthest man in that territory. Although past middle life when she converted, Dok learned to read, and walked 25 miles to Bible study. Her sons initially made fun of her, but she eventually converted every person in her village, including her sons. She was given a horse to ride on to attend the Bible Institute. This picture was taken just as she was starting out to teach in a new village, at age 62.