14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People

This child was visiting his great-grandfather for the first time. His great-grandfather served in the Vietnam war. He sacrificed his life when his unit was ambushed at a road block. This child will never get to meet his great-grandfather, but he will always know of his great sacrifice.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 04.2016
Photo Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5000
Copyright: © Bethanne Runyan