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North Korea's Kim Jong-un has been absent from official duties throughout the month of September, reportedly due to ankle injuries caused by wearing Cuban heels to his public events. (Cuban heels are basically high-heeled shoes designed for men.) Korean newspaper The Chosun Ilbo reported that Kim Jong-un is being treated for fractured ankles due to the stress caused by the shoes, coupled with his noticeable cheese-induced weight gain.
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