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'Disaster Girl' meme NFT sells for $500,000 at auction

'Disaster Girl' meme NFT sells for $500,000 at auction

The trend of outrageous NFT auction sales continue with the sale of the "Disaster Girl" NFT, which went for over $500,000 in an auction hosted by Foundation.

Even if you're unaware of Disaster Girl's title, you've probably seen the image if you've been on the internet longer than 10 minutes. The photo features Zoë Roth, the then-four-year-old who looked deviously at her father's camera in front of a burning house. 

'Disaster Girl' meme NFT sells for $500,000 at auction

Image: foundation auction

As reported in the New York Times, firefighters intentionally set the fire and let children take turns with the fire hose â€" so it wasn't a real "disaster." Still, as an image is worth a thousand words, the internet ran with Disaster Girl and it's now a popular meme. "Discovered by internet connoisseurs," the NFT caption explains, "it rapidly spread to every corner of the world, becoming one of the most recognizable images of the 21st century." Read more...

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