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North Korea unveils statues of its late leaders

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North Koreans cheer during an unveiling ceremony for the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 13.

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North Koreans attend the unveiling ceremony of two statues of former leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang on April 13. North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un on April 13 led a mass rally for his late father and grandfather following the country's failed rocket launch.

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North Koreans walk on the streets after attending the unveiling ceremony of two statues of former leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang on April 13. North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un on April 13 led a mass rally for his late father and grandfather following the country's failed rocket launch.

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Kim Jong-un, current leader of North Korea, reacts after fireworks was released during the unveiling ceremony of bronze statues of North Korea founder Kim Il-sung and late leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo April 13, 2012. North Korea said its much hyped long-range rocket launch failed on Friday, in a very rare and embarrassing public admission of failure by the hermit state and a blow for its new young leader who faces international outrage over the attempt.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, stands with other officials in the haze from fireworks during the unveiling ceremony for statues of late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 13.