Vietnam's Napalm Girl & the Goodness of God

Kim Phuc Phan Thi was eight years old in 1972, number six in a line of eight siblings, and her childhood was everything a childhood should be. Carefree, abundant, alive. Although her village was seeing more "forest people" (her word for the tunnel-dwelling, Communist-backed Viet Cong rebels who came out at night), she did not bother herself with the adult goings-on of war. There were games to play, books to read, and a jungle of guava trees to...

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This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #46, Fall 2018 Copyright © 2020 Salvo |