'Napalm Girl' At 50: The Story Of The Vietnam War's Defining Photo

The iconic 'Napalm Girl' photo was taken on June 8, 1972

50 years later, Phan Thi relives the horror of war

Phan Thi wrote for The New York Times, "I have only flashes of memories of that horrific day.

I was playing with my cousins in the temple courtyard.

I was 9 years old

Nick changed my life forever with that remarkable photograph

"I'm proud that, in time, I have become a symbol of peace.

She was named a United Nations good will ambassador in 1997.