North Korean and South Korean Gymnasts Snap Selfie Together at Rio Olympics

August 9, 2016 2:49 PM

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Two young athletes from neighboring countries that have been political enemies for more than 60 years snapped a selfie together in Rio, in a photo many say captures the spirit of the Olympic Games.

Lee Eun-Ju, 17, of South Korea, flashes a smile and a peace sign while leaning in to fellow gymnast Hong Un Jong, 27, of North Korea, who also smiles for the pic.

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