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S Koreans mark religious leader's death

Sun Myung Moon, founder of Unification Church, had millions of followers, but some fear family feud could damage legacy.

Last Modified: 03 Sep 2013 11:35
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It has been a year since the founder of South Korea's Unification Church died.

Reverend Sun Myung Moon, who styled himself as a messiah and took his brand of religion to more than 100 countries, had millions of followers and built a vast business empire.

But some fear a power struggle within his family could damage his legacy.

Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Gapyeong, South Korea.

 

 

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