April 13, 2024
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First request in new year

Date: 20/02/2024 | Source: Sports DPRK (En) | Read original version at source

ChairmanKim Jong Il visited the family of anofficer of the Korean People’s Army late at night on January 2 Juche 61 (1972).

Inquiringabout the living conditions of the family with parental affection, the leader toldthe officer that he should pay attention to the management of his health withoutforgetting that health is the most important for a soldier. We have no right toneglect our health, he said, and instructed the officer to decisively change hislife organization to be in good health.

“Yes, sir. I will go to bed in time, do runningafter getting up in the morning and eat enough according to the rules,” repliedthe officer.

Witha smile, Kim Jong Il said he wouldregard the officer’s reply as his first promise with him in the new year.

Tellingthe wife of the officer that she should control her husband so that he would organizelife properly and manage his health well, the leader said that there isblindness in motherly love and propitiation and connivance in wifely love but therecan be no such things in the love between revolutionary comrades, and earnestlyexpressed his belief that she would always take good care of her husband as herrevolutionary comrade without forgetting her promise to take responsibility forthe management of his health.

Thewoman answered that she would surely do so.

Expressinghis satisfaction, the leader warmly said that it was his request as the first visitorto the family in the new year.

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