2 Gymnasts From North and South Korea Took a Selfie Together at the Olympics

2 Gymnasts From North and South Korea Took a Selfie Together at the Olympics
Source: AP
Source: AP

The Rio Olympics are bringing countries that aren't exactly friendly with one another together with competition — and selfies.

Gymnasts Un-jong from North Korea and Lee Eun-ju of South Korea did their part to ease diplomatic tensions between their countries by whipping out a cell phone and taking a selfie together. 

The selfie received a positive reaction across social media, demonstrating the power of a selfie. The photo op was just one of many inspiring moments from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, which has also seen its fair share of controversy.

If only achieving world peace was as easy as this.

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