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    In this undated photo released on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il wearing sunglasses at center front and his third son Kim Jong Un wearing black suit, standing third from Kim Jong Il's left, pose with North Korean soldiers who participated in a coordinated drill of a military unit of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea's heir apparent observed military drills with his father, according to a state media report Tuesday, heralding a growing public profile for Kim Jong Un as he takes on a more prominent role in the reclusive nation. Chief of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army Ri Yong Ho stands at first from Kim Jong Il's left and Defense Chief Kim Yong Chun stands at second from Kim Jong Il's left. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)


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    In this undated photo released on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, front right, and his third son Kim Jong Un, front left, pose with North Korean soldiers who participated in a coordinated drill of a military unit of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea's heir apparent observed military drills with his father, according to a state media report Tuesday, heralding a growing public profile for Kim Jong Un as he takes on a more prominent role in the reclusive nation. Chief of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army Ri Yong Ho stands at second right in front and Defense Chief Kim Yong Chun stands at second left in front. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)


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    In this Oct. 1, 2010, file photo, a South Korean worker watches a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's third son Kim Jong-un as she waits to head to the North Korean city of Kaesong at the customs, immigration and quarantine office for North Korea near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)


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    A man believed to be Kim Jong-un, heir apparent to North Korea's ailing Kim Jong-il, among party leaders is said to confirm the young man's status as successor. (Associated Press via Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service)


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    South Koreans watch a TV news program showing a picture of a man believed to be Kim Jong Un, the third son of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)


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    In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 image made from KRT video distributed by APTN Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, delegates, including Kim Jong Un, front row right, the youngest son and heir apparent of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, clap hands during the ruling Workers' Party representatives meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/KRT/APTN)


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    In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 image made from KRT video distributed by APTN Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, center, arrives at North Korean ruling Workers' Party representatives meeting as North's No. 2 official Kim Yong Nam, left, and other participants applaud during the biggest political gathering in 30 years to elect new leaders in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/KRT/APTN)


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    In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 image made from KRT video distributed by APTN Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is seated during the ruling Workers' Party representatives meeting, the biggest political gathering in 30 years to elect new leaders, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/KRT/APTN)


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    In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 image made from KRT video distributed by APTN Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, participants to the North Korean ruling Workers' Party representatives meeting attend the biggest gathering in 30 years to elect new leaders in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/KRT/APTN)


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