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Viral photo of 'Nepal earthquake victims' turns out to be 2007 photo of Vietnam kids

May 05, 2015    

One of the most shared photos on social media after the Nepal earthquake which was saidto be a picture of two children clinging to each other in the aftermath of the natural tragedy,actually turned out to be a file photo of two children in Vietnam.Moreover, the photo had actually been taken eight years ago in 2007.The picture had been taken by freelance photographer and writer Na-Son Nguyen, who tweeted about how his picture was being misused as a photo depicting the crisis in Nepal.This is my photo about two Vietnamese Hmong ethnic children taken in 2007 in Ha Giang province, it's not about N...

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