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nternational TV broadcasters have been repeatedly showing tanks trundling through Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square in a demonstration of North Korean national power.
But when Patrick Thornquist, a Chicago teacher visiting the North Korean capital at the end of last week, arrived in the square, he was surprised by what he saw. This iconic square — Pyongyang’s political, military and symbolic heart — was full of children rollerblading and shouting with joy.
One of leader Kim Jong Un’s contributions to the nation has been building roller-skating parks and promoting entertainment fac
Originally posted by missvicky
I wonder if North Korean tourists to the USA would interpret things the same way? "Children play on skate boards while the USA decides if it's going to war with North Korea"? Children will play regardless of their environment. Jus sayin
Originally posted by FlyersFan
I tried clicking on the OPs link but it froze up my computer. I won't try again.
Has anyone checked to see if this 'tourist' exists?
And why would someone be a tourist over to N. Korea???
People are starving by the millions there ... so why go?