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Outrage After Facebook Censors 'Napalm Girl' Photo

Editor accuses Mark Zuckerberg of 'abusing your power'

(Newser) - Norway's largest newspaper is blasting Facebook for deleting an iconic photograph of a naked child during the Vietnam War from its Facebook page—and suspending the writer who posted it. The photo by Nick Ut showing children fleeing a napalm attack triggered Facebook censors because the central figure is... More »

43 Years Later, 'Napalm Girl's' Pain Could End

Kim Phuc is finally getting treatment that could offer relief

(Newser) - Some 43 years after a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo made her the world's most famous napalm victim, Kim Phuc is finally getting treatment that could end the pain. Phuc, who was 9 when AP photographer Nick Ut captured her running down a road in Vietnam naked and screaming in pain,... More »

Iconic Vietnam War Survivor a Symbol of Hope

Kim Phuc now gives hope to burn victims

(Newser) - When Kim Phuc was only 9, she unintentionally played a part in ending the Vietnam War. Nick Ut of the AP photographed Phuc running naked from a napalm attack in which she was horribly burned. She wasn't expected to survive, but survive she did, with the help of Ut, who... More »

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