Kim Jong-un's Handwriting Shows Chip Off the Old Block

      January 04, 2012 13:30

      From top, the signatures of Kim Il-sung, Jong-il and Jong-un

      New North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a reply with his handwritten signature to a letter from the students and faculty of Kim Il-sung University on Friday, the North's official Korean Central News Agency reported Monday.

      It is one more way he is following in his dead father Kim Jong-il's footsteps.

      Kim Jong-un appears to be imitating his father's handwriting as well, experts agree. The propaganda machine hailed Kim senior's handwriting as "the noble calligraphy of a great man." Kim Jong-il is in turn believed to have imitated Kim Il-sung's handwriting.

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