"I didn't know where she had come from, and I didn't get her name, but there was something about that face - the hopefulness, positivity and openness to life - it was the new face of Britain."
So spoke the American documentary photographer Bruce Davidson in 2007 for a Guardian UK article series, "My Best Shot." His best shot had been taken 47 years earlier on a dark street in London, where he briefly befriended a group of youths. Among them was a slim blonde girl with apparently nothing to her name but a bedroll and a kitten, but it must have been enough. Read the article here. (The photo is included, and well worth the viewing.)
The kitten is long gone by any reckoning, but the girl - where is she now? As Davidson told PRI's "The World" recently in a radio interview, he'd like very much to know.