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It ended with a smile - Pyongyang North Korea

This scene took place in the Pyongyang subway. I was in a wagon when i saw this kid. He stared at me all along the two stations. Without any smile on his face. His father did the same. We all came out of the wagoon, and his father stopped to read the newspaper on the platform. He started to play a kind of Peek-a-boo with me, and finaly had this wonderful smile.

This is a long story for a short moment. The first impression would have been "all those kids are robots in North Korea". The real one is "all those kids are the same all around the world". Even in North Korea.


© Eric Lafforgue

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Taken on April 26, 2010