Forget that millions of North Korean children are starving — it's Kim Jong Un's birthday. Candy for everyone!
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Actually, that sweet gift only applied to the country's 10 or younger crowd as the nation's leader is making sure two pounds of sugary goodness will reach every child, the AFP reported.
The tradition isn't new. Kim's grandfather, Kim Il Sung, started the practice of giving birthday candy to North Korean children in 1980.
So how does one send out candy to every child in North Korea you ask? South Korea's largest news agency reported a various assortment of candy, caramel and gum gets airlifted to all children attending elementary schools, kindergarten and day care centers.
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