Samar Hassan, Child From Iconic Iraq War Photo, Looks Back At Bloody Moment

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Samar Hassan was just five years old when this iconic photograph was taken just moments after American troops killed her parents. | Getty

MOSUL, Iraq — Until the past week, Samar Hassan had never glimpsed the photograph of her that millions had seen, never knew it had become one of the most famous images of the Iraq war.

“My brother was sick, and we were taking him to the hospital and on the way back, this happened,” Samar said. “We just heard bullets.

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