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Pho Real: Hanoi Goes All Out For Summit Kitsch

Playing host to the second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, people in the Vietnamese capital are having fun with everything from T-shirts to parody haircuts.
A man wearing a t-shirt featuring pictures of President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, poses near the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi on Wednesday. Source: Ye Aung Thu

Despite snarled traffic and security cordons, residents of Hanoi have gamely stepped into their role as hosts for the second Trump-Kim summit, and businesses have cashed in on the event with parodic products, from food to haircuts.

"I believe that this summit will be better than the last one in Singapore," declares 56-year-old

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