In the beginning, says Phuc, she hated the photo. But that is not what she did. Haldeman inreveal that Nixon mused "I'm wondering if that was fixed" after seeing the photograph. It's the tale of a dying child brought together by chance with a young photographer. The film would cement Lee's legend and bring martial arts to the forefront of pop culture. Christopher Wain, a correspondent for the British Independent Television Network who had given Phuc water from his canteen and drizzled it down her burning back at the scene, fought to have her transferred to the American-run Barsky unit.
She wanted to disappear.
The girl in the picture: Kim Phuc's journey from war to forgiveness
After taking the children's photograph, Ut took them to a hospital. November 4, — via YouTube. Now 52, she lives just outside Toronto, a wife, mother and survivor inextricably linked to a photograph that dominated front pages inseven months before the signing of Paris Peace Accords led to the withdrawal of U. Then the heat of a hundred furnaces exploded as orange flames spit in all directions. Some say it hastened the end of the Vietnam War.