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Ex-South Korean President Roh Tae-woo dies at 88

Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo, who participated in a military coup then won the election that was the country's first move toward democracy before he was imprisoned for corruption, died on Tuesday. He was 88.

In this Dec. 22, 1997, file photo former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo, with his wife Kim Ok-sook standing beside him, waves to his supporters and neighbors upon arrival at his home after he was released from the Seoul prison in a special amnesty. (Yonhap via AP, Fiie)

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