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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbtidge Herald Third Section Lelhhridgc, Alberta. Wednesday, August 9, 1972 Pages 29 38 Some are luckier than others Help for the innocent victims of war NAPALM VICTIM RECOVERING Phon Kim Phuc, 9, vicMm cf an accidental napalm slrike about (wo months ago, north of Saigon, pushes another patient in a wheelchair at the Barsky Cenlro for plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Saigon. Kim Phuc still has scars from ihe napalm blast but is recovering safisfactorily. joining the CTV TORONTO fCP) Percy Mr. Saltzman, 57, lias been SaHzman, Toronto weatherman CI1C- interviewer anil j a variety of CHC shows sinco W an< TV since 1952, is leaving the corporation to become liost of a CTV network morning slirnv j was reported earning abnul ?2.VOOfl a year as a contract per former. CTV refused to disclose his called Canada Sept. 11. A.M. starting new salary I man sriicl "lie's a CBC spokcs- real I'ocxl deal and lie goes with our John Mae, program director for the CHC's here, said Mr. Saltzman "will he sorely missed hut the CTV net- work opportunity, five days per was just too good for him to turn down." Our August Sale of Furs makes it possible for woman to herself in furs at value-wise prices. BACK-TQ-SCHOOt SPECIAL The latest In mouton famb (dyed processed lamb) parka and fun fur ilyling in regular and high shades, AUG. FUR SALE FROM Associated Press wire- Itliolos on June 8 showed a little Vietnamese tfirl run- ning down Hie highway aflrr being caiifthl by a South Vietnamese air force napalm strike that went, off target. This i.s what lias happened to her since then. Hy CARL D. HOHINSON SAIGON f AP) Two months after nupulm dropped South Vietnamese planes sent nine- year-old Phan Thi Kim Phuc .screaming in pain and panic down a highway northwest of Saigon she has nearly recov- ered from her burns. At the Barsky Centre, a hos- pital for plastic and recon- strucUvc surgery in Saigon, Vietnamese surgeons trained in the United States, planted a patchwork of stamp-sized grafts over her burned back, neck and arms. She'll probably be home for school in the fall; not BO with many of her friends. More than 50 children and adults are at the Barsky Centre with faces unrl bodies scarred. by war, accidents, disease and congenital defects. There are burned ones, vic- tims of war and home nus- disfigured by mines and shell fragments, ibies lying In cribs recovering otn operations for cleft pal- anil the victims of r.orna, sliU-uncxplaincd disease hich swiftly eats away facial ssue and Ixmes. IK IS LUCKY Compared in the olber atients, Kim Phuc is lucky. cr fame as "the little girl in e newspaper" has caused me consternation among the octors and nurses. I understand why she ets so much says a ictnamese plastic surgeon. She is among the least se- riously Injured here nnd she will going home soon." Kim Phuc lias a home to go modest house among fruit trees in the town of Trajig Bang, 25 miles northwest of Saigon. Unlike her, many Btr- sky patients have only each otber; their families arc fleaii or touch as the patients' time in hospital stretches out. Some patients slay lor a year or more while the surgeons rebuild them. The FJ arsk y Cenl r e has treated more than persons In four years, and the patients now come at the rale of a month. The centre Is sponsored by the New York-based Children's Me< cal Relief International, h is headed bv thy noted Arji rican plastic surgeon, J. Barsky, Most of its financial support comes from I ho U.S. Agency for International development, hut Its funds have cut. Children's Medical Relief has a major money-raising effort to get private funds for the hospital, FUN FURS To delight your licarl slyled in iho most wanted fun of muskrot, rac- coon, mink, fox, pony, oppos- turn and many other furs. C SPECIAL FROM J THE STROUER FUR COAT Thai wonderful new length in n mul- liludo of high furs sucb as fox, mink, musk ml, hroacliail nrul many olhors. SPECIAL PRfCED FROM GREAT AUGUST FUR SALE This is your opportunity fo choose tho fur you have always wanted. Tho selection is mag- nificent and the prices are down to earth. Open your charge account now, and wrap yourself in luxury. CANADIAN FURRIERS ''In A Tradition of Quality" PARAMOUNT THEATRE BUILDING MOMENT OF TERROR The plight of innocent vidimi caught In tho of was captured Tn thfs photo June 8 near Trang, Bang, South Vietnam. Kim Phuc ran down the rood after ripping off her burning clothing, Ignited by a misplaced nopatm by an allied plane. B.C. Fruit the best part of summer! APRICOTS PEACHES PEARS PLUMS The luseious parade of Okanagan goodness continues right through the summer and the winter, too, jf you home preserve plenty of B.C. Fruit, And ready now B.C. Red Haven Peaches, The B.C. fruil growers have turned the peach season clock ahead! They've developed a new kind of peach a peach that reaches its peak of perfection much earlier in the summer. These peaches are called B.C. Red Havens. They're highly-coloured, luscious, juicy and full flavoured. Already they're favourite fresh dessert peaches and now more and more people arc discovering how luscious their special flavour is in home preserves, too. Simply cut them in quarters instead of halves and the stones are easily removed. You'll like B.C. Red Haven Peaches try them soon! Colourful, 16 pjge 1-ovk'ct on preserving and homcfrrezir.ff cf 11-C. tree fruits, ,Scriri2Si ir.cain, with yvurr.amt find address, to: fl.C. Tree Frtrits Lift., Devi. [Uleiiiu, B.C. PEACHES serve them them now! ;