MOUNT PAEKTU, North Korea (AP) — As the snow drifts through the
towering evergreen trees, silence enshrouds this remote pilgrimage site,
a place some here consider the Bethlehem of North Korea.
in a rustic log cabin at the foot of Mt. Paektu where Kim Il Sung, the
founder of modern North Korea, led the fight for his country's
independence from Japanese imperialism more than 70 years ago, according
to state-sanctioned accounts. Nearby is the lodge where his son and
eventual heir Kim Jong Il was born, the accounts claim.
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