FILE – In this July, 1994 file photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed by the Korea News Service, the body of late North Korean President Kim Il Sung is displayed at Kumsusan Assembly Hall (currently called Kumsusan Memorial Palace) in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim died at age 82 on July 8, 1994, after a heart attack on July 7. Similar shows of grief are expected when North Korea lays late leader Kim Jong Il, son of the president, to rest during two days of funeral ceremonies set to take place Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 and Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, File) SOUTH KOREA OUT
A young Korean friend asked for a little help with a short essay he had written for his university English class. We chatted over...