Besides being a loving wife and mother, she is a mentor, and a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations. Every year she travels the world to recount her story of survival, to raise awareness about the brutality of war. In addition to her work with the U. Its mission is to help the most underprivileged children suffering from war -- building hospitals, schools and homes for children who have been orphaned.
The girl in the picture: Kim Phuc's journey from war to forgiveness
The girl in the photo from Vietnam War - CNN
The Republic of Vietnam Air Force pilot mistook the group for enemy soldiers and diverted to attack. The New York Times editors were at first hesitant to consider the photo for publication because of the nudity, but eventually approved it. A cropped version of the photo—with the press photographers to the right removed—was featured on the front page of The New York Times the next day. A number of the early operations were performed by Finnish plastic surgeon Aarne Rintala — Haldeman in , reveal that Nixon mused "I'm wondering if that was fixed" after seeing the photograph.