The Afghan Girl
Drawn to her famously haunting eyes, photographerquickly made two shots of a 12-year-old girl in a refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan, for "Along Afghanistan's War-torn Frontier," the cover story of the June 1985 issue. (Related: " .")
After her image appeared on the cover, she became known at the magazine as "the Afghan girl." In April 2002,living back in Afghanistan and took her photo again. Her name, we learned then, was Sharbat Gula. She was now married with three children, and she remembered the day the photographer took her picture.