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Dr. Raymond Burse

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KSU Student Wants To Travel To North Korea

Kentucky State University freshman Duncan Adams of Lawrenceburg, Ky., says he’s never been outside the United States, has never even been on an airplane and has never run a 10K race.

This spring he wants to change all that by traveling to North Korea to compete in the Pyongyang Marathon, a 10K run that serves as one of the many activities that celebrate the country’s former late leader Kim II-sung. The marathon is on April 12.

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