BERLIN (AP) – Kim Phuc, known as & # 39; Napalm Girl & # 39; In an iconic 1972 Vietnam war photo, a prize of 10,000 euros in Germany receives its work for peace.
The organizers of the Dresden Prize say that the 55-year-old, now living in Canada, is honored Monday for his support to UNESCO and children who are wounded in war and to speak publicly against violence and hatred.
Former recipients of the prize include former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and American civil rights activist Tommie Smith.
Phuc was nine when a South Vietnamese plane fell napalbombs at her village and believed it had enemies of northern Vietnamese troops.
The Phuc scene runs down a road that cries, naked and with a burner across its body was captured by Associated Press photographer Nick Ut, who won a Pulitzer prize in 1