by Youngil-Seo from Korea
long, long time ago, there were two sisters. The
older sister's name was Kong-gy and the younger
sister's name was Pot-gy. Kong-gy had a stepmother.
The stepmother and Pot-gy disliked Kong-gy because
she was so beautiful and kind; she was a lovely
was very ugly; she was also a greedy and selfish
person. The stepmother and Pot-gy always made
Kong-gy do house chores, but she never complained
day, a rich, young man held a party to look for a
girl to be his bride. All of the young girls were
invited to the party, but Kong-gy couldn't go
because the stepmother ordered her to stay home and
do house chores and told her not to go there.
Kong-gy was doing the house chores, a frog appeared
in front of her. The frog did all the house chores
for her, so despite the stepmother's orders, she
attended the party.
soon as the young man saw her, he fell in love with
her. He wanted to know more about her, but she left
the party because she had to get back home before
her stepmother came back home.
the party hurriedly, she lost her rubber shoe. When
it came off and she lost it, they young man picked
it up. He was able to find the beautiful Kong-gy
because of her rubber shoe. They got married and
lived happily ever after.
of this story
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