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July 26, 2013

Legislator plans to visit North Korea in August

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“That right there is a taste of North Korea’s reality. Even though I’m not getting access to the people themselves, it’s what they’re not showing us and what they’re not saying that makes the loudest statement,” Heroux said.

The North Korea trip wasn’t Heroux’s first choice for a destination. Before the country’s recent election caused enough turmoil for a friend to tell him not to come, Heroux was planning to visit Iran.

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