Be Strong, Geum-soon
Gutseeora Geum-soona
MBC daily drama (2005) - 163 episodes total
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Aired on MBC in Korea:  February 14, 2005 - Sept. 30, 2005 on Moday to Friday nights at 8:20.
Not aired on KBFD-TV in Hawaii.


Na Geum-soon
(24):  Han Hye Jin (Romance)
Geum-soon's grandmother:  Yoon Yeo Jung (On the Prairie/Hotelier)
__ Sook-mo
(Geum-soon's aunt):  Yang Hee Kyung (On the Prairie/Love Letter)
Na Geum-ah (
Geum-soon's cousin/Sook-mo's daughter, 24):  Choi Ja Hye
Noh So-jang
(63):  Park In Hwan (Emperor of the Sea/Tell Me You Love Me)
Kim Jung-sim
(56):  Kim Ja Ok (On the Prairie)
Noh Si-wan
(So-jang's oldest son, 37):  Kim Yoo Suk (Second Proposal)
Noh Tae-wan
(So-jang's second son, 26):  Lee Min Ki (My Older Brother-Drama City)
Noh Jung-wan
(Geum-soon's husband-to-be):  Kim Nam Kil
Ha Sung-ran
(32):  Kim Suh Young (Romance in Paris)
(56):  Jang Yong (Spring Days)
(Geum-soon's real mom):  Yang Mi Kyung (Dae Jang-geum)
Jang Eun-joo
(28):  Lee Se Eun
Goo Jae-hee (30):  Kang Ji Hwan (More Beautiful Than A Flower)
Oh Mi-ja (54):  Yoon Mi Ra (Conditions of Love)
For more information about the cast, go to:
l (in Korean). 

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Factoid: A friend of mine who met Kang Ji Hwan in person at the MBC dining room said that besides being very handsome, he was very gracious in accomodating their requests for taking photos with them.
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Learn Korean
Geum-soon = is the name of the main character.  It can also be romanized as Gum-soon.

Variations of drama name:

Be Strong, Geum-soon

Screenwriter:   Lee Jung Sun
Producer:  Lee Dae Young

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Geum-soon (left) & Jae-hee
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