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Body of SKorea's Kim moved into place for funeral

The body of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung has been transported to the National Assembly, where it will lie in state until his funeral Sunday.
/ Source: The Associated Press

The body of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung has been transported to the National Assembly, where it will lie in state until his funeral Sunday.

Kim died Tuesday at age 85, unleashing an outpouring of grief for a man who campaigned for democracy at home and won the Nobel Peace Prize for a historic summit with rival North Korea.

Kim's body was placed in a coffin Thursday along with a Bible, a letter from his wife and her autobiography about life with the former dissident.

His wife and their three sons attended the solemn Roman Catholic ceremony.