Fire is unforgiving. That’s the message filmmaker, Megan Smith-Harris wants to share with viewers this summer. From a simple match to light a barbecue to Fourth of July sparklers and fireworks; from beachfront bonfires toasting marshmallows to spending time in the sun – by all means, enjoy yourself, but be careful.
Through it all, both women summoned the strength and faith to endure, not as burn victims, but as survivors who overcame the greatest challenge of their lives. According to the American Burn Association, nearly half-a-million Americans are seriously burned each year, with nearly 150,000 people requiring hospital or burn center treatment.
“All the more reason,” says Smith-Harris, “to remember that fire is unforgiving.”