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Last May, when Mary Ann Vecchio watched George Floyd’s dying moments, she was sick with emotion. She felt herself plummet through time and space — to a day almost exactly 50 years earlier. On May 4 in 1970, the world was just as riveted by an image that showed the life draining out of a young man on the ground. Mary Ann was at the center of that photo, her arms raised in anguish, begging for help.

That photo, of her kneeling over the body of Jeffrey Miller, is one of the most important images of the 20th century. Taken by student photographer John Filo, it captures Mary Ann’s raw grief and disbelief at the realization that the nation’s soldiers had just fired at its own children.

Mary Ann and photographer John Filo finally met in 1995 in an emotional scene for both. Her tumultuous life post-Kent State is the focus of this article, concentrating on her being thrust into our history.

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