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VIDEO: The story behind an iconic war photo

In one of this country's best-known wartime photos, a five-year-old boy is seen reaching out to say one last goodbye before his father heads off to fight in the Second World War. The story behind that image, it turns out, reveals some of the broader realities of war, as the CBC's Tim Chung reports.

In one of this country's best-known wartime photos, a five-year-old boy is seen reaching out to say one last goodbye before his father heads off to fight in the Second World War. The story behind that image, it turns out, reveals some of the broader realities of war, as the CBC's Tim Chung reports.