Nurse in iconic "Times Square Kiss" photo dies

June 22, 2010 9:51:54 AM PDT
The nurse known around the world for a kiss in New York's Times Square at the end of World War II has died.

You may not recognize the name Edith Shain, but, you'll recognize her in the iconic life magazine photo taken on August 14, 1945.

She passed away in Los Angeles on Sunday. Edith was in San Jose in February, lobbying for a national holiday celebrating the "greatest generation."

Shain is survived by two sons, six grand children and eight great grand children.

She was 92 years old.


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