Phan Thi Kim Phuc also known as the "Napalm Girl," was a Vietnamese-Canadian who had also went by the nine-year-old depicted in the Pulitzer Prize wining photograph taken during the Vietnamese War in June 8, 1972. A photo was taken of her running naked on a road by a South Vietnamese napalm attack. Napalm happens to be flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flamethrowers, consisting of gasoline thickened with special soaps. So to summon it all up it was a bomb. Kim and her family were residents of a village named, Trang Bang, which is located in South Vietnam. On June 8th the South Vietnamese planes dropped napalm boomb on the village of Trang Bang, which had been attacked attack by North Vietnamese forces. Kim joined a group of civilians and South Vietnamese soldiers who were fleeing from Caodai Temple to safety. After photographing Kim with other children who were injured, were taken to Barsky Hospital in Sagan. About 14 months she was in the hospital going through 17 surgical procedures involving skin transplantations, Kim was able to return home. In Kim's adult life she established the first Kim Phuc foundation in the United States, providing medicine as well as psychological assistance to children of the Vietnam war. Kim has become the face of the Vietnamese War ad still alive to this day at age 53. Her photo became an iconic image in the Vietnam War. She us very lucky to be alive today.