- By Alicia P.Q. WittmeyerAlicia P.Q. Wittmeyer is the Europe editor at Foreign Policy. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and Forbes, among other places. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and master’s degrees from Peking University and the London School of Economics. The P.Q. stands for Ping-Quon.
What is happening in this photo that is making these children so emotional?
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Kim Jong Un is visiting the Myohyangsan Children’s Camp in North Phyongan Province on Sunday, where, according to KCNA, he told the children that building the camp was important for realizing the "lifelong desire of the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, who did everything for the children as their tender-hearted fathers." Along with touring the camp and visiting with children, Kim also listened to the North Korean camp songs "We Are the Happiest in the World," and "General to Front while Children to Camps."