International Burn Camp Provides Unique Support System for Young Burn Survivors

Washington, DC – Major burns change human flesh in an instant. They leave physical scars that last a lifetime and emotional wounds that can take years to heal. For teen burn survivors, learning to cope with such devastating injuries requires willpower few of us can imagine. But these children are not alone. The International Burn Camp will host 44 children aged 13-15 in the Nation’s Capital from Sept. 21-28 for a one-week camp designed to help them come to terms with their life-altering injuries. Reporters are encouraged to cover the inspirational stories of these children, many away from home for the first time, as they learn some history, make new friends and begin to gather the confide...

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