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South Koreans get 1 to 2 years younger after age counting change

South Koreans all got one to two years younger after a new law went into effect this week. The government adopted international age-counting standards, even though traditional methods will have some cultural relevance.

We get the latest from NPR’s Anthony Kuhn in Seoul.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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