The Girl In The Picture
Edition language: English
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The photo of Kim Phuc running from her village horribly burned is one of those photos that just about everyone would have seen. It has been used widely by anti-war protestors and the communist government of Viet Nam in propaganda. Sadly what is lost in the iconic image is that Kim Phuc is a real per...
A satisfying and often gripping account of the life of Phan Thi Kim Phuc, whom you would recognize in Nick Ut's famous AP photo as the naked Vietnamese girl running down the road screaming after a misplaced napalm attack on her village. What is most striking about her life story is the set of coinci...