The Girl Behind the Photo: Kim Phuc’s Story
Kim’s story is both a universal and a deeply personal one. It parallels the fate of Vietnam itself. Both Kim’s suffering, and her courageous recovery mirrors that of a whole people. It is also the story of how one little girl’s tragedy would be used by all sides. Peace activists, journalists from all over the world and Vietnamese government officials saw Kim as a symbol, not a person. She tells her story so that we may gain better understand the power of hope and optimism. This moving presentation will leave audiences inspired by the strength of the human spirit.
Overcoming Adversity with Inner Strength
After experiencing unimaginable horrors, Kim faced a myriad of emotions: bitterness, anger, sorrow and love. She was a victim on two levels, the physical and a much more painful level: the emotional. In this presentation Kim shares the step-by-step process on how she learned to forgive. How the inner strength she had helped transform her destiny from darkness to light. This presentation leaves audience’s with a fuller understanding of the transformative powers of forgiveness.
*Kim is able to deliver keynote presentations in English, Spanish or Vietnamese