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Help find this girl rescued after Hurricane Katrina (PHOTO)

Mike Maroney is looking for this little girl he rescued after Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago. His search has come up empty over the last few years and he needs our help.

In 2010, he even wrote a letter to Oprah Winfrey for assitance, but Oprah did not get back to him.

The iconic photo was taken after the then Staff Sgt. Maroney rescued the girl and her family from floodwaters at their New Orleans home. It’s been used many times in different promos: from Burger King to military brochures. He was not able to get her name and was not aware the photo was taken at that time.

If you know this girl — who may be 15 right now — please contact:

Air Force Times Managing Editor Richard Sandza: rsandza@militarytimes.com

Via Air Force Times

(Photo: Airman 1st Class Veronica Pierce/Air Force)

(Photo: Airman 1st Class Veronica Pierce/Air Force)

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