‘Napalm Girl’ Kim Phuc honoured for activism

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Kim Phuc, immortalised in a photo showing her running, crying and naked, with burns from napalm during the Vietnam War, has been honoured for her peace work.

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Kim Phuc, known as the “Napalm Girl” in an iconic 1972 Vietnam War photo, is receiving a 10,000 euro ($A15,963) award in Germany for her work for peace.

Organisers of the Dresden Prize say the 55-year-old, who now lives in Canada, is being honoured for her support of Unesco and children wounded in war, and for speaking out publicly against violence and hatred.

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