The Guilfordian

Death of Kim Jong Il raises concern over N. Korean successor

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

January 22, 2012

Ear piercing cries, Kimjungilia flowers, and a teary, younger version of an infamous dictator — this was the scene that filled the chaotic city of Pyongyang on the day of Kim Jong Il’s funeral. On Dec. 17, 2011, the “Dear Leader” of North Korea, Kim Jong Il, died from a heart attack that ended...