To recap briefly: Last Sunday, Kardashian uploaded a photo of herself completely nude but censored to her Kardashian is by no means the only person taking and posting naked selfies. A study showed that the majority of young people 54 percent have sent or received explicit content on their phones, with girls being far more likely to send photos.
Kim, we need to talk about the picture. You know the one. But you have to understand the message this sends to young women. Fortunately, there are women out there who took paths decidedly different from yours when it came to their looks. So step away from the bathroom mirror and throw some clothes on, Kim. There are some women I want you to meet.
The well-known photo, 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 napalm attack. The New York Times editors were at first hesitant to consider the photo for publication because of the nudity, but eventually approved it. A cropped version of the photo—with the press photographers to the right removed—was featured on the front page of The New York Times the next day. A number of the early operations were performed by Finnish plastic surgeon Aarne Rintala. Audio tapes of President Richard Nixon , in conversation with his chief of staff, H. Haldeman in , reveal that Nixon mused, "I'm wondering if that was fixed", after seeing the photograph. The picture for me and unquestionably for many others could not have been more real.
Anyone who who lived through the Vietnam War period remembers the girl in the picture. The picture captures a terrible moment, while also raising a poignant question -- a question Jane Pauley sets out to answer in our Cover Story:. It's an image seared into our consciousness still -- the horrors of war visited upon an innocent child. Kim Phuc is now It was 43 years ago that she got burned. It was the day that defined the rest of her life. Twenty-one-year-old Nick Ut was there that day, a Vietnamese photographer on assignment for the Associated Press. I said, '"My God, I need to help her,'" said Ut. I didn't remember anything else. She keep screaming, say 'I'm dying!