Vietnam portal Biography portal. The photo was as authentic as the Vietnam War itself. I still have many scars on my body and severe pain most days but my heart is cleansed. The well-known photo, by AP photographer Nick Ut , shows her at nine years of age running naked on a road after being severely burned on her back by a South Vietnamese napalm attack. The Republic of Vietnam Air Force pilot mistook the group for enemy soldiers and diverted to attack. Forgiveness made me free from hatred. The horror of the Vietnam War recorded by me did not have to be fixed.
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Archived from the original on June 8, November 4, — via YouTube. The couple now live in Ajax, Ontario , near Toronto , and have two children.