WWII Nurse in famous "Kiss" photo dies at 91

June 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Patrick's Blog


The end of an era, then and now. What an iconic moment this famous picture captured. It was snapped 15 years before I was born, but it’s been an image I’ve seen all my life.

Edith Shain was a slender, leggy 26-year old nurse on V-J Day 1945. She died today at age 91. May she rest in peace.


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