In North Korea, the death of Kim Jong-Il doesn’t make his 70th birthday any less special. The Rodong Sinmun, North Korea's official newspaper, made the importance of today’s date exceedingly clear.
“Let's add lustre to Kim Jong-Il's undying revolutionary exploits,” the headline read.
North Korea's state-run news agency, KCNA, marked the occasion a different way — by running scrolling images on its front page of the Dear Leader looking at things, as he often did, along with commemorative pins, coins and badges bearing the visage of his face.
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