Resources Tagged With 'Kathy Edwards'
A Man of Quiet Dignity

Tony Gonzalez, burned over 95% of his body, shares his journey of recovery on a road full of set-backs.

Men's Stories Phoenix World Burn Congress Phoenix WBC Kathy Edwards Peer Suport Survivor Stories
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Burn Survivor and Firefighter Finds the Good in a Bad Situation

Detroit firefighter John Bynum, burn-injured on the job, shares his journey of physical and emotional recovery...and the camaraderie he discovered between burn survivors at Phoenix World Burn Congress.

Kathy Edwards Personal Stories Men's Stories For Firefighters WBC World Burn Phoenix World Burn Congress
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Family Learns Lessons in Coping from People and Animals

The Duckworth family had a long journey when their 6-year-old daughter Lane was burn-injured. Through support from both the humans and the animals in their lives, they worked to get Lane back to a normal life.

Parent And Child Getting Back to Life Kids Family Stories Survivor Stories Kathy Edwards Parent Child Resources
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More Than Meets the Eye: Learning to Live with Hidden Burns

Elaina Meier and David Vogel share the unique set of challenges that impact their experience as burn survivors with hidden burns.

Personal Stories Wellness Peer Support Kathy Edwards Hidden Burns Scars Scars and Healing
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Moving Beyond Guilt

When accidents happen, we often end up blaming ourselves. A group of burn survivors discussed this topic in a breakout session at Phoenix WBC [2012]. Excerpts of that session are included here with permission from 2 burn survivors, Frank McGonagle and Ed Kavcak, who graciously agreed to share their stories.

Grief and Trauma Phoenix WBC WBC Phoenix World Burn Congress Wellness Kathy Edwards Guilt
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Surviving Against All Odds

Patty Tweedle suffered 86% burn injuries from a fire cause by a propane explosion and was given only a 10% chance to live. She survived her burn injury and and strengthened her relations with her mother and husband.

Personal Stories Women's Stories Kathy Edwards WBC World Burn Parent And Child Families and Friends
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Survivor Hones Recipe For Recovery From Traumatic Burn Injury

Cooking is the spice of life for Sabina Qureshi. It’s a poignant irony that Sabina’s clothing accidentally caught fire while she was preparing food for a relative with an injury. Although used to taking care of others, she had to learn to accept the assistance from her family and friends...

Women's Stories Getting Back to Life Phoenix World Burn Congress Phoenix SOAR Kathy Edwards Survivor Stories Family Stories Phoenix World Burn Congress Anxiety attacks
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