Kim Jong-un's Baby Photos Foreshadow His Future

Kim Jong-un’s baby photos surfaced today through Korean Central Television.

ByAdrienne Zulueta
April 22, 2014, 5:12 PM
PHOTO: Undated handout pictures showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a child were released by the North Korean Central Television (KCTV) and made available during KCTV's coverage of Moranbong Band's performance, April 21, 2014 show.
Undated handout pictures showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a child wearing uniform at undisclosed locations were released by the North Korean Central Television (KCTV) and made available during KCTV's coverage of Moranbong Band's performance, April 21, 2014 show.
KCTV/EPA

April 22, 2014 -- Kim Jong-un’s baby photos surfaced today through Korean Central Television, North Korea's state broadcaster.

The youngest son of Kim Jong-il eventually became his father's successor as leader of the reclusive country.

The baby photos that surfaced today foreshadowed his future as a four-star general and eventually army supreme commander or North Korea. Kim Jong-un is estimated to have been born in 1983 or early 1984. It is not known for sure.

In North Korea, parents sometimes adorn their children in military apparel and have them compete for badges in school.

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