First Western Tourists Inside Kim Mausoleum Describe “Surreal” Experience

Kim Jong Il's Macbook, Luxury Yacht and Train In Which He Died Also on Display.
January 19th, 2013
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WASHINGTON DC – The first group of western tourists to lay eyes on the embalmed body of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il have described their experience variously as, “shocking” and “surreal” and have revealed that according to a new mausoleum exposition on his life, Kim Jong Il was a proud MacBook user, NK

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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  • Michael_NKLW

    Of course KJI was a Mac user–his main passion were the arts and filmmaking. While PCs have excellent functionality for aesthetic activities–KJI had to have use of IMovie, IPhoto, etc, and FinalCut Pro

    • alex

      this is a quality comment

  • Mr. Youknowwho

    “This week marks the first time that western tourists have been granted a
    first hand glimpse of the man that lead a nation through into the worst
    famine and politically unstable period of the country’s history.”

    Fixed it for you.

  • petersonny

    past tense of “lead” is “led”

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