North Korea's Kim, heir apparent son appear on live TV

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 10, 2010 06:08

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and his son, heir apparent Kim Jong Un, appeared together a massive military parade Sunday held amid celebrations marking the foundation of the country's ruling party.

The two Kims stood on a reviewing stand at Pyongyang's central Kim Il Sung Square, named after the country's national founder, where goosestepping military personnel marched by and military hardware, including tanks, passed below.

The festivities were broadcast on state television, giving the North Korean people one of their first good looks at their future leader, who will his succeed his father to carry the communist dynasty into the third generation


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