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Ryu to raise funds for ferry tragedy in South Korea

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LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu, continuing his charitable efforts in the wake of a disaster in his homeland, will make a special appearance Sunday at the team's Viva Los Dodgers fan event before the game against the D-backs at Dodger Stadium.

Ryu, from South Korea, will sign autographs for fans from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. PT in parking Lot 6 for monetary donations to benefit the survivors and the families of those who lost their lives aboard the South Korean ferry Sewol. The ferry capsized April 16.

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LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu, continuing his charitable efforts in the wake of a disaster in his homeland, will make a special appearance Sunday at the team's Viva Los Dodgers fan event before the game against the D-backs at Dodger Stadium.

Ryu, from South Korea, will sign autographs for fans from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. PT in parking Lot 6 for monetary donations to benefit the survivors and the families of those who lost their lives aboard the South Korean ferry Sewol. The ferry capsized April 16.

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On Friday, Ryu donated $100,000 via his HJ 99 foundation to a charity to help those affected by the disaster. He will sign autographs in the tent located near the Viva Los Dodgers stage.

Earl Bloom is a contributor to MLB.com.

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