Resources Tagged With 'Phoenix SOAR'
A Newlywed Couple Faces the Challenge of a Lifetime

Firefighter Mitch Dryer suffered severe burn injuries when pinned under burning debris from a ceiling collapse. He and his wife, Aimee, tell the story of their journey of burn recovery - together.

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A Story of Love, Faith, and the Strength of the Human Spirit

After losing her young son in a fire that destroyed her home and gave her burns over 55% of her body, Justina Page found the strength to go on through her husband and other sons.

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Beyond the Burns

In 1996, twenty-year-old Manny Gonzalez was fulfilling his dream of helping others. He was a United States Marine. He was serving his country. Then, during a combat exercise, a fire broke out. Manny went back into the flames to rescue a fellow marine, sustaining second and third degree burns over 80% of his body.

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David Schury: Discovering the Reason Why

David Schury suffered 2nd- and 3rd-degree burns from an explosion at an electrical substation. He shares his journey of recovery—and the healing he found as a counselor at a children's burn camp.

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Different Forms of Healing: Therapy, Coaching + Peer Support (Part 3)

Choosing between therapy, coaching or peer support is a choice only you can make. They are all effective methods for that growth. Each and every one of us as individuals can benefit from reaching out when we need guidance or help with healing on our journey in life

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Getting Through the Fire: One Couple’s Guidebook for “Surviving Survival”

When firefighter Lionel Crowther was burned on the job, he and his wife were in for a long journey. They faced changes in their relationship and struggles that went far beyond the physical impact of the burn injury.

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New Friends, New Support Systems, A New Outlook on Life

Burned at 22, Alex Trevino ultimately found meaning in his role as a SOAR peer supporter and a counselor at a Wisconsin burn camp.

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Ohio Survivor and Family SOARs and Gives Back So Others Can

Four years after a near fatal explosion changed their lives forever, an Ohio burn survivor and his family are giving back. Tony Nuss became a trained Phoenix SOAR peer supporter to help other survivors.

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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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Survivor Spotlight: Luis Nevarez

Luis Nevarez always knew he wanted to be a firefighter. Be inspired as you learn of Luis' perseverance and courage in the aftermath of a doubly devastating injury - a severe electrical burn that ultimately led to the amputation of his left forearm, and his determination to return to work as a full-duty firefighter.

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Walking Through the Ashes

After she was burned at age 17, Chris Gilyard faced a long journey of recovery, both physical and emotional, before she could see the colors of life again.

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