Samantha Smith waves from her guest of honor car-top perch as her hometown welcomed her return from the Soviet Union, Saturday, July 23, 1983 in Manchester, Maine. Samantha’s mother Jane and father Arthur are seated beside her. Samantha wrote a letter to Soviet Communist leader Yuri Andropov, and received a personal reply which included a personal invitation to visit the Soviet Union, which she accepted. (AP Photo/Pat Wallenbach)