From the Archives: The Cold War

1952_Korea_Starving Girl

The description on the back of the photo read: "Dr. Lt. Edward J. Broaddus, right, observed it is kids like this starving girl that suffer when there is no food. Grown-ups need only enough food to exist - children need food to grow. This child, comforted by an aged friend, was barely alive when she arrived at the clinic. The medics rushed her to a Marine field hospital where the girl soon recovered after care and nourishment." U.S. MARINE CORPS

The description on the back of the photo read: “Dr. Lt. Edward J. Broaddus, right, observed it is kids like this starving girl that suffer when there is no food. Grown-ups need only enough food to exist – children need food to grow. This child, comforted by an aged friend, was barely alive when she arrived at the clinic. The medics rushed her to a Marine field hospital where the girl soon recovered after care and nourishment.” U.S. MARINE CORPS

Dr. Lt. Edward J. Broaddus, right, observed it is kids like this starving girl that suffer when there is no food. Grown-ups need only enough food to exist – children need food to grow. This child, comforted by an aged friend, was barely alive when she arrived at the clinic. The medics rushed her to a Marine field hospital where the girl soon recovered after care and nourishment.

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