5 Things a Burn Survivor Wants You to Know

Mar 20, 2018

I’ve been a burn survivor for the majority of my life. Over the years, I’ve been in many scenarios where the person I was talking to found themselves at a loss for words…or just chose the wrong words.

#BurnsAreBeautiful Campaign

In September, Phoenix Society launched the “Burns Are Beautiful” campaign. Featured here, survivors share their stories of resilience, acceptance, and beauty with the tag #burnsarebeautiful.

“Burns Are Beautiful:” Five Survivors on Scars and Self Love

"I am a masterpiece, I’m proud of who I am, and my burns are beautiful.” Five burn survivors share their stories of beauty, confidence, and strength.

Giving a Future of Hope

Today, Howard is intentional in looking back and leveraging his past to build a better future for burn survivors everywhere.

Looking Out the Window

After his burn injury, Evan Duran faced his fears and achieved his goal of becoming a professional photographer.

Coming Out Again

James Bosch explores his parallel journeys of coming out and accepting his differences as a gay man and a burn survivor.

Pick Up Your Fork

" When I was 9 years old, I suffered burns over 100% of my body and was expected to die. Today, I share my story with more than 50,000 people each year in hopes that they may live a more radically inspired life. As a Phoenix Society Ambassador, I am honored to have this opportunity to serve as a guest blogger and share my story with you." John O'Leary, author of ON FIRE: The Seven Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Live, discusses the joy of coming come from the hospital five months after being burned, and the troubling realization that his journey had only just begun.

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