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Child of War Turned Peace Activist: Phan Thi Kim Phuc

Thank you gimundo for this article. http://www.gimundo.com/Articles/Daily/821

“It’s one of the most iconic images of the 20th century: A young Vietnamese girl running from her village, naked, her clothes burned away in a napalm attack. Her mouth is wide, her face filled with terror and anguish… The photo, Vietnam Napalm, by Nick Ut, was taken in 1972, just after American troops accidentally dropped a load of napalm from the sky, demolishing the Vietnamese town of Trang Bang. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for addressing the realities of the war in Vietnam, and served as a wake-up call to millions of Americans who had not realized the damage that was being done to innocent civilians like that scared, naked child, running down the street on fire.”

This little girl is now a mother and a peace activist.

Her foundation is http://www.kimfoundation.com
Read more at Gimodo:

Child of War Turned Peace Activist: Phan Thi Kim Phuc

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My name is Heather Ferris. I am the founder and creator of Nurture Nature Project! I believe together we can re-imagine the future and re-create systems to support the sustainable regeneration of healthy life on our planet. Listening to your own heart and living from your inner truth is the first step to building a better world. Every person has something important to offer.

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One thought on “Child of War Turned Peace Activist: Phan Thi Kim Phuc

  1. Kim Phuc is an example of forgiveness. She is speaking at a Conference in Montreal, Canada, check this website http://iiihs.org/conf09/conf09.htm
    It is worthy listening to this amazing woman.

    Posted by sofia | May 15, 2009, 9:47 am

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