Kim Woo Bin Exempted From Mandatory Military Service

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Kim Woo Bin gets obligatory army duty immunity as a result of his current recuperating cancer situation.

Sidus HQ disclosed through an official press release that actor Kim Woo Bin is deemed unfit to perform the mandatory military conscription due to receiving Grade 6 level disqualification. All able-bodied South Korean male citizens are required to complete the call of national duty. In Kim Woo Bin‘s case, the physical examination he underwent revealed should he be enlisted, it may compromise his recovering health condition.

Kim Woo Bin

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The actor was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma in May 2017.  It is a rare type of head and neck cancer. He has since regularly receiving rounds of chemotherapy treatments with the help and support of his family.

In a handwritten letter update by Kim Woo Bin last month, he said, “We have successfully completed three chemotherapy and thirty-five radiotherapy treatments. I am currently recovering from the treatment and doing periodic follow-up examinations. I think it will take a little more time until I say hello again.”

Kim Woo Bin rose to prominence from his notable supporting TV drama roles, which include The Heirs and School 2013. His rising popularity helped him secured successful film projects, Friend: The Great Legacy, The Con Artist and Master. His first lead man role was for SBS melodrama Uncontrollably Fond with Bae Suzy.

Let’s wish for Kim Woo Bin’s speedy health recovery!

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