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What did she study in Cuba. What is she now doing for a living?-- (talk) 07:21, 5 July 2010 (UTC)[reply]

Some of the sources seem to be mixed up and in the wrong order This post is not meant as an edit but as a comment to correct something I noticed. I'll leave it up to others to make any changes warranted. In the article about the young girl, it says that she sought asylum in Canada on a stop on her way to Moscow to celebrate her honeymoon. In the book about her life, which seemed to be well documented, it said that she sought asylum on her way home from Russia. The plane stopped in Canada for refueling and it seemed that the passengers would be required to stay on the plane, thwarting her plans to ask for asylum. Once they'd landed, however, the Canadian authorities required the plane be empty for the refueling process. Her new husband, who supposedly was not aware of Kim's intention, was surprised when she told him she'd like to ask for asylum from the Canadian authorities. Once inside, she looked through a glass partition and saw another couple who'd been on the flight with them. Kim mouthed to them what was happening, and they indicated that they were going to appeal to the Canadian authorities for asylum, then motioned to Kim where the door was to enter. Kim and her husband elected to join them, and the rest is history. In the book, Kim related how they had sought asylum without their luggage which was still on the plane, which meant that they entered Canada with literally the clothes on their backs. Adding credence to this version is the fact that in the book Kim mentioned that they'd left all the presents they'd bought in Russia for friends in Cuba in their luggage on the plane. Why did I come back to this story? Well, for our library book discussion in a couple of weeks, we are reading a book entitled, "The Mountains Sing." It's about the wars, both the Second World War and the Vietnan War, from the perspective of a Korean family. I wanted to mention to the group about the story of this remarkable young lady, child, really, when it happened. Looked at from whatever perspective one takes, war is terrible. There's not much good to be said about it. It's just my opinion, but man's nature seems to make him want to go to war. Sorry about how I've run on in my post, but it's all so interesting. The best to all of you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2600:8801:2829:5300:4942:6EE3:892A:3907 (talk) 20:37, 3 May 2023 (UTC)[reply]

Name of article with acute accent?


Why is this article not named Phan Thị Kim Phúc with the acute accent? Instead that is a redirect to the article without the acute. -Lopifalko (talk) 08:23, 8 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]

New source NYT



Paranoid Android1208 (talk) 12:50, 6 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Photo caption erroneously attributed the napalm bombing to the North Vietnamese Air Force


I changed "North" to "South" — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:28, 15 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]