Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 1 The girl in the picture is Phan Th Kim Phúc also known as Kim Phuc (born in 1963), a nine-year old running naked and severely burned on her back ị by a napalm attack. Photographer Huynh Cong Ut, known by his colleagues as Nick, was working there as a photo journalist for Associated Press at the time and took a number of photographs of the villagers trying to escape the napalm. This one, epitomising the savagery and tragedy of the conflict, won him the coveted Pulitzer Prize and became one of the most published photos of the Vietnam war. The boy is her older brother Tam who survived the attack but lost an eye. Ut (the photographer) poured water onto the young girl and took her and
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2009 for the course WRT 105 taught by Professor Kleinbart during the Fall '07 term at Syracuse.