N. Korea holds large funeral for Kim Jong Il

In this Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, by the Korea News Service, people lay flowers to pay respects to late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

December 28, 2011 12:17:35 AM PST
North Korea's next leader escorted his father's hearse in an elaborate state funeral on a bitter, snowy day Wednesday, bowing somberly and saluting in front of tens of thousands of citizens who wailed and stamped their feet in grief for Kim Jong Il.