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A man in South Korea watches a news broadcast Friday showing file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Speaking at a major gathering in North Korea, Kim declared "great success" in the country's recent nuclear test and a rocket launch. JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

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This image, released by the North Korean Central News Agency, was taken within seconds of the one above. An analysis shows that it was digitally altered, removing the cluster of men on the left edge and enhancing the perfect line of mourners. KCNA/EPA /Landov hide caption

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A television frame grab taken from North Korean TV today (Dec. 29, 2011) shows Kim Jong Un during a memorial service for his father, Kim Jong Il. North Korean TV/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Mike Shuster, reporting from Seoul

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Kim Jong Un, center, walks with his hand on the limousine bearing his father Kim Jong Il's body earlier today in Pyongyang. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Anthony Kuhn, reporting from Seoul

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In this image made from North Korean television, Kim Jong Un, center, apparently cries as he pays respect to his father. AP hide caption

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NPR's Anthony Kuhn, reporting from Seoul

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In Seoul today: South Koreans watch a television broadcast about the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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Linda Wertheimer talks with Stephen Bosworth

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This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency via the Korean News Service on November 25, 2010 shows Kim Jong-Il inspecting the Kangso Mineral Water Processing Factory in South Pyongan province. You can see more images like this on the Tumblr blog Kim Jong-Il Looking At Things. KNS/Getty hide caption

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In this photo released Friday by the Korean Central News Agency, fireworks explode in the night sky over Pyongyang to mark the 65th anniversary of the Workers Party. Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service hide caption

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Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service

Undated photo released on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Servic Anonymous/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service hide caption

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