The star of one of the most iconic photos of the 20th century has been tracked down and confirmed as Glenn Edward McDuffie thanks to biometrics expert Lois Gibson. Numerous other sailers have claimed to be the guy in the photo but now the mystery has been layed to rest thanks to numerous tests and extensive questioning.
“Then this nurse held out her arms and I just looked up because I thought we were going to get run over. When I saw it was a photographer, I bent my hand back so you could see the lady’s face…”
More info on the biometric tests via (nsfw)