Koreas begin reunions of separated families

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South Korean Kim Sung-yoon, 96, right, meets with her North Korean sister Kim Seok Ryu, 80, during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. The rival nations struck a deal last week to go ahead with brief meetings of war-divided families, though there’s wariness in Seoul that Pyongyang could back out again. As they waited anxiously in the days leading up to the trip, many elderly Koreans had been unsure whether they would be able to see their long-lost relatives’ faces before they die. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Ji-eun) KOREA OUT

South Korean Kim Sung-yoon, 96, right, meets with her North Korean sister Kim Seok Ryu, 80, during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. The rival nations struck a deal last week to go ahead with brief meetings of war-divided families, though there’s wariness in Seoul that Pyongyang could back out again. As they waited anxiously in the days leading up to the trip, many elderly Koreans had been unsure whether they would be able to see their long-lost relatives’ faces before they die. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Ji-eun) KOREA OUT

South Korean Lee Son-hyang, 88, left, and her North Korean brother Lee Yoon Geun ,72, get emotional as they reunite during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. The rival nations struck a deal last week to go ahead with brief meetings of war-divided families, though there’s wariness in Seoul that Pyongyang could back out again. As they waited anxiously in the days leading up to the trip, many elderly Koreans had been unsure whether they would be able to see their long-lost relatives’ faces before they die. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Ji-eun) KOREA OUT

Buses carrying South Koreans cross the border line to Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, at Goseong, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. About 500 South Koreans will be reunited with their North Korean relatives at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea from Feb. 20 to 25. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Jong-geun) KOREA OUT

Buses carrying South Koreans cross the border line to Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, at Goseong, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. About 500 South Koreans will be reunited with their North Korean relatives at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea from Feb. 20 to 25. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Jong-geun) KOREA OUT

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