Mourners gather around a portrait of the late leader Kim Jong ...
Dec 24th, 2011
(AP) - Mourners gather around a portrait of the late leader Kim Jong Il, hanging outside the Pyongyang Circus Theater in Pyongyang, North Korea on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. As the grieving continued for Kim Jong Il, state media also emphasized successor Kim Jong Un's bloodline and legacy in carrying out the Kim family claim to lead and protect the North Korean people. (AP Photo) -
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