Tag: mercy


May 11, 2005

[Image and article no longer available at original site. See update below.]

Kim Phuc, “the girl in the picture,” is 42 today, and works as a goodwill ambassador for the UN. She is still physically scarred from the napalm attack she suffered in 1972, but has an unblemished spirit. This interview was published by the bruderhof, found via Susie Madrak and Tiny Revolution.

Update (7/18/2008):

Bruderhof closed their website. The article (sans photo) is fortunately in the wayback machine, here. (h/t to Tiny Revolution, and the photos mentioned are at Sexuality in Art.

A more recent story is here.

A book entitled The Girl in the Picture is available, and Google search on Kim Phuc is fruitful.