“I glanced at our local paper. There, staring back at me, was a 4-year-old little girl with big, sad eyes surrounded by scarred skin, a head with virtually no hair. The room blacked out around me. I cut out the article, placed it in my pocket. I was determined to help her. Little did I know when I clicked ‘send’ on an email to the journalist, I would be sending away my old life as well.”
“We went to Disneyland this week, and my son got 2nd degree burns on his hand and tummy. It was not from Disneyland, but it happened from being in the sun for long periods of time. 2nd degree burns. His hand is so swollen he can’t close it or use it.”
“Please be on the lookout the rest of the summer and get help immediately if you come in contact with its oil!”
“On June 24th, his shoes got wet. He returned home that night and told me his feet hurt.”
During summer, the water inside garden hoses can reach temperatures higher than 100 degrees.
“My 3-year-old daughter climbed on a treadmill at a relative’s house and turned it on full speed, and then she fell on the moving belt and got caught between the belt and the wall. Everything felt like it was moving in slow motion. When I heard the machine come on and then her screaming, I felt like I was running in tar or I had concrete blocks on my feet.”
“We never imagined after spending the day applying it to her eyes and lips that our worst nightmare would come true.”