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Auschwitz selfie girl defends actions Published: July 23, 2014

An Alabama teen who faced criticism for posting a smiling snapshot of herself in front of the Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp, is defending her actions, saying that it was a tribute to her father who passed away, according to USA TODAY.

Breanna Mitchell posted the selfie on June 20 and 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.

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