Samantha Smith Foundation
P.O. Box 140
Boothbay, ME  04537
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America's Youngest Ambassador

This site is dedicated to life and memory of Samantha Smith, America's youngest ambassador, as well as to the work of the Samantha Smith Foundation.

In December 1982 Samantha Smith, a 10-year-old girl from Manchester, Me., wrote to Soviet President Yuri Andropov to ask if he was going to wage a nuclear war against the U.S.  She toured the USSR at his invitation the following July and as a result, became first a media celebrity and then a television actress.  Samantha died on a rainy August night in 1985 when the commercial plane she was in crashed killing all aboard.

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