An Alabama teen who faced criticism for posting a smiling snapshot of herself in front of the Auschwitz concentration camp is defending her actions, saying it was a tribute to her father who passed away.
Breanna Mitchell posted the selfie on June 20. About a month later, it went viral.
"Honestly, I don't think I would do anything differently because I didn't mean any harm," Mitchell told TakePart Live in a video interview posted to YouTube on July 21.
On July 20, she posted on Twitter, "I'm famous y'all" as her story got picked up by media outlets.