Boy from iconic wartime photo pays it forward at Christmas

(Photo: Aaron Thompson / Daily News Journal / AP)

It’s one of the most powerful pictures from the Iraq war: an 8-year-old, his lip trembling, is handed a folded flag at his father’s funeral.

The iconic image inspired a family friend - someone the young Christian Golczynski had never met - to send him a present and, later, to launch a foundation that helps hundreds of kids just like him. 

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