STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. South Korea seems to have discovered the fountain of youth. OK, not really. But their citizens are officially becoming younger. The country passed laws yesterday to change the way South Korea counts ages to match the international standard. Traditionally, Koreans were counted as being one year old when they were born and had a year added on every January 1. The change will now make all South Koreans at least one year younger on their official documents. It's MORNING EDITION.
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