South meets north: Emotional Koreans reunite after 60 years

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South Korean Lee Jin-goo (C) meets her North Korean brother Lee Yong Goo (R) during the separated family reunions at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. In an outpouring of emotions and tears, nearly 400 South Koreans crossed the heavily armed border into North Korea to be reunited with family members separated for more than six decades since the 1950-53 Korean War. (Reuters Photo)

South Korean Lee Jin-goo (C) meets her North Korean brother Lee Yong Goo (R) during the separated family reunions at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. In an outpouring of emotions and tears, nearly 400 South Koreans crossed the heavily armed border into North Korea to be reunited with family members separated for more than six decades since the 1950-53 Korean War. (Reuters Photo)

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North Korean Kim Joo-Sung (2nd R) poses with his South Korean relatives during a lunch after their individual meetings at the Mount Kumgang resort on the North's southeastern coast. (AFP Photo)

North Korean Kim Joo-Sung (2nd R) poses with his South Korean relatives during a lunch after their individual meetings at the Mount Kumgang resort on the North's southeastern coast. (AFP Photo)

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South Korean Park Mun-soo, 71, gives a food to his North Korean sister Pak Mun Gyong, 83, at a luncheon during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea. (AP Photo)

South Korean Park Mun-soo, 71, gives a food to his North Korean sister Pak Mun Gyong, 83, at a luncheon during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea. (AP Photo)

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North Korean women prepare for a group luncheon during the separated family reunions at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. (Reuters Photo)

North Korean women prepare for a group luncheon during the separated family reunions at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. (Reuters Photo)

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North Korean Kim Chang Ho, 87, second from right, toasts with his South Korean family members at the luncheon during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting in North Korea. Hundreds of elderly Koreans from divided North and South began three days of reunions with loved ones, including many with whom they have had no contact with since the war between the two countries. (AP Photo)

North Korean Kim Chang Ho, 87, second from right, toasts with his South Korean family members at the luncheon during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting in North Korea. Hundreds of elderly Koreans from divided North and South began three days of reunions with loved ones, including many with whom they have had no contact with since the war between the two countries. (AP Photo)

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North Korean elderly men wait to meet their South Korean family members during the reunion at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea. (AP Photo)

North Korean elderly men wait to meet their South Korean family members during the reunion at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea. (AP Photo)

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South Korean Seo Byung-gon, 82, waits for his North Korean brother Seo Byung Yeon, 85, during a reunion for separated families at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. (Reuters Photo)

South Korean Seo Byung-gon, 82, waits for his North Korean brother Seo Byung Yeon, 85, during a reunion for separated families at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. (Reuters Photo)

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North Koreans wait to meet their South Korean family members at the reunion meeting, at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea. (AP Photo)

North Koreans wait to meet their South Korean family members at the reunion meeting, at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea. (AP Photo)

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