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In this undated photo from North Korea's official (Credit: AP)

In this undated photo from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, distributed by Korea News Service, Kim Jong Il, left, is shown in a souvenir picture from his childhood with his parents, Kim Jong Suk, right, and Kim Il Sung.

Kim Jong Il

Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic longtime leader, died at age 69.

In this undated photo from North Korea's official
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In this undated photo from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, distributed by Korea News Service, Kim Jong Il, left, is shown in a souvenir picture from his childhood with his parents, Kim Jong Suk, right, and Kim Il Sung.

This undated photo from North Korea's official Korean
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This undated photo from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, distributed by Korea News Service, shows Kim Jong II, center, in a souvenir picture during his childhood with his parents, North Korean leader Kim Jong Suk, right, and Kim Il Sung.

An undated file photo of North Korean leader
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An undated file photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il in his office.

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In this file photo released by the Chinese
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In this file photo released by the Chinese official news agency Xinhua on June 1, 2000, Chinese President Jiang Zemin, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in Beijing, China.

In this June 14, 2000 file photo, North
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In this June 14, 2000 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, right, and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung raise their arms together before signing a joint declaration at the end of the second day of a three-day summit in Pyongyang.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il rings a
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il rings a bell that was presented to him in Khasan railway station. (July 26, 2001)

South Korean President Roh Moo-Hyun (L) and North
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South Korean President Roh Moo-Hyun (L) and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Il shake hands after signing the peace declaration during the two Korea Summit in Pyongyang, North Korea, 04 October 2007.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il during a welcoming
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il during a welcoming ceremony in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Oct. 2, 2007)

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This undated file picture released by North Korea's
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This undated file picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on January 18, 2009 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il (L) inspecting the Mt. Ryongak Recreation Ground in Pyongyang with Jang Song-Thaek (R), department director of the Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee, and other officials.

In this Aug. 4, 2009 file photo released
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In this Aug. 4, 2009 file photo released by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service in Tokyo, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, seated left, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, seated right, in Pyonggyang, North Korea.

Kim Jong Un, right, along with his father
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Kim Jong Un, right, along with his father Kim Jong Il, left, attends a massive military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea in this Oct. 10, 2010 file photo. North Korean television announced Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 in a "special broadcast" that its leader Kim Jong Il has died in Pyongyang.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il applauds following
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il applauds following a massive military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Oct. 10, 2010)

In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo released
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In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, visiting Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang, left, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, front right, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Il poses during a
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Il poses during a meeting with Russian president Dmitry Medvedev at Sosnovy Bor Military Garrison. (Aug. 24, 2011)

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Il attends a meeting
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Il attends a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at Sosnovy Bor Military Garrison. (Aug. 24, 2011)

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