Kim Phuc and Nick Utt come to Barton Arcade

Vietnam War napalm victim, Kim Phúc is a Vietnamese-Canadian best known as the child depicted in the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken during the Vietnam War on June 8, 1972.

The iconic photo taken in Trang Bang 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 attack.

The Offices, Barton Arcade hosted the event for a talk and exhibition attended by scores of photographers and camera enthusiasts as guests of the Leica camera store to speak about the impact of that powerful image.


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