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Through her eyes: ‘The Afghan Mona Lisa”

Sharbat Gula was a 12 year old Afgan girl in 1985 who was living as a refugee in Pakistan when she was photographed by 1972 by Steve McCurry. Her image was featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of .. The photograph has been likened to Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of the Mona Lisa and is sometimes popularly referred to as “the Afghan Mona Lisa” . Click on the link for the full story of how she was rediscovered.