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After free laser healing, ‘Napalm Girl’ can finally feel her little grandson’s touch

On Saturday, Kim Phuc Phan Thi, the now 53-year-old subject of the iconic Vietnam War photograph, received her last in a series of cutting-edge laser skin treatments designed to heal the scars that stretch from her hairline, down her back and up her left arm. In the 1972 Pulitzer Prize winning photo by AP photographer Nick Ut, the 9-year-old runs down the street naked, screaming, as napalm dropped by a South Vietnamese plane scorches her body.

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Gov. Rick Scott announces that Zika zone in Miami Beach has been lifted

Florida Gov. Rick Scott held a press conference at the Betsy Hotel in South Beach on Dec. 9, 2016 to announce the lifting of the Zika zone in Miami Beach.
Charles Trainor Jr. Miami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott announces that Zika zone in Miami Beach has been lifted 1:48

Gov. Rick Scott announces that Zika zone in Miami Beach has been lifted

Gov. Rick Scott lifts a Zika transmission zone 1:50

Gov. Rick Scott lifts a Zika transmission zone

Florida’s first needle exchange clinic opens in Miami on World AIDs Day 1:48

Florida’s first needle exchange clinic opens in Miami on World AIDs Day

Federal medical marijuana patient champions drug's use 0:54

Federal medical marijuana patient champions drug's use