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Huge crowds in N. Korea mourn late leader

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North Korea on Monday mourned the death one year ago of leader Kim Jong-Il, with its rocket scientists taking pride of place at a mass memorial ceremony led by his son and successor Kim Jong-Un. 

Kim Jong-Un (C) attends a ceremony in Pyongyang on December 17, 2012, marking the first anniversary of his father Kim Jong-Il's death, in this screen grab from North Korean TV.

Kim Jong-Il died of a heart attack on December 17, 2011, although his death was only announced to North Koreans and the world two days later.

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