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Wednesday, October 22th, 2014

Kim Phuc Visits Southern California Schools

Kim Phuc, the Vietnam War's iconic "napalm girl" featured in Nick Ut's 1972 Pulitzer Prize-winning image, speaks to students of Brentwood School, Archer School, Westridge School and Polytechnic School. Students are moved by Kim's message of loving kindness, peace, and forgiveness for a war-free world. Kim speaks about the iconic image, the Vietnam War and her journey to forgiveness. Kim… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, September 23th, 2013

Do you know what happened to the girl in this iconic Pulitzer prize winning photo from the Vietnam War?

8 June 1972, a plane bombed the village of Trang Bang, near Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) in South Vietnam after the South Vietnamese pilot mistook a group of civilians leaving the temple for enemy troops.The bombs contained napalm, a highly flammable fuel, which killed and badly burned the people on the ground.The iconic black-and-white image taken of children… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, August 08th, 2013

Emmy-Nominated Film Features Santa Barbara Students and Teachers

Alethea Tyner ParadisPeace Works Travel, a Santa Barbara based educational tour company founded by Alethea Tyner Paradis, a local teacher and Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award winner, is featured with her students in a 2013 Emmy-nominated documentary film. An ABCNews-produced documentary, Power of a Picture, was filmed in Santa Barbara and Vietnam and highlights the educational value of the photo of the… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Spotted At The Space: Nick Ut & Kim Phúc

IntroductionOn our unprecedented educational field trip to the Annenberg Space for Photography War Photos, Peace Works Travel students and schools enjoyed a conversation with Living History icons, the 1972 “Napalm Girl” Kim Phuc, and the Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer, Nick Ut. Illustrating that our program offers enrichment far beyond the standard educational travel tours, students were treated to a personal lunch… [Read Full Article]
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