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A South Korean protester aims a toy gun at an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that is set on a mock North Korean missile during an anti-North Korea rally denouncing the North's plan to launch a long-range rocket, in Seoul on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. North Korea vowed Sunday to go ahead with plans to launch the rocket, rejecting criticism in the West that it would scuttle recent diplomacy. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Photo by: Lee Jin-man
A South Korean protester aims a toy gun at an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that is set on a mock North Korean missile during an anti-North Korea rally denouncing the North's plan to launch a long-range rocket, in Seoul on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. North Korea vowed Sunday to go ahead with plans to launch the rocket, rejecting criticism in the West that it would scuttle recent diplomacy. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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