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Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous and iconic photograph from the Vietnam war, running naked from an airborne attack, horribly burned with napalm, in June of 1972. Since then, Kim has found peace, and a message she can offer, borne of her suffering. She runs The Kim Foundation International, and she acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO. She has transformed into a viable, visible symbol of peace and hope. Hers is an important story of resilience, courage, and forgiveness.
"In June 1972, Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous and iconic photograph from the Vietnam War. She was the naked child who was horribly burned with napalm and was running from an airborne attack. Since then, Kim has found a way to transform her suffering into good. She runs The Kim Foundation International, and she acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO."
Eva Perón - Argentina - 1952: Eva Perón was First Lady of Argentina and became very powerful in the country's labor unions. She also ran the Ministries of Labor and Health, founded and ran the charitable Eva Perón Foundation, championed women's suffrage in Argentina, and founded and ran the nation's first large-scale female political party, the Female Peronist Party. #womens #history #powerful #latina #women in #politics
Kim Phuc,Vietnam,1972.The girl in the centre of this photograph is a 9 year old Kim phuc,she is running from a Napalm attack which caused serious burn on her back.The boy is her older brother,both survived.This photograph was taken by Huynh Cong Ut became one of the most published of the vietnam war.
June 8, 1972 ,Highway 1, Vietnam. Journalist Christopher Wain tries to help Phan Thj Kim Phuc | AP / Nick Ut