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South Korea celebrates the March First Independence Movement Day

South Koreans celebrate this day as the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule in Seoul.

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South Koreans carry their national flag as they march on a street during a ceremony to celebrate the March First Independence Movement. (Source: AP photo)

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the March First Independence Movement Day. (Source: AP photo)

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye, bottom center, gives three cheers with her national flag during the ceremony. (Source: AP photo)

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South Koreans with their national flags cheer after their march on a street during a ceremony. (Source: AP photo)

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South Korean national flags hanging on a tree celebrating the upcoming March First Independence Movement Day. (Source: AP photo)

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People celebrate the First Independence Movement. (Source: AP photo)

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The anniversary marks the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule in Seoul, South Korea. (Source: AP photo)