Tag: burn injury

Hero of the month Bryson

Bryson is named Hero of the Month for Kids Wish Network & Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati

January 5th, 2016

“Sustaining burns on 87% of his body, Bryson’s recovery is just beginning” At the age of 9, Bryson sustained a flame burn injury that affected 87% of his body. The extensive nature and severity of Bryson’s injuries required numerous surgeries to achieve complete wound coverage. The standard treatment for burn wounds is to harvest healthy […]

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Jason– Hero of the Month

October 21st, 2015

“Burns affected 76% of his body” In 2008, 10 year old Jason sustained extensive second and third degree burns that affected 76% of his body. His initial hospital stay at Shriners Hospital for Children (SHC), Cincinnati was three months long and he has required ongoing care for his burn scars. Jason has needed to attend […]

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Kaitlin Todd

Kaitlin- Hero of the Month

April 22nd, 2015

“Kaitlin is truly a survivor” Kaitlin is truly a survivor. At just 15 months old, she suffered terrible burns to most of her body when a space heater started a fire in her home. After being rushed to the local hospital, Kaitlin was quickly transferred to Shriners Hospitals for Children- Cincinnati, one of the best […]

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Hunter- Hero of the Month

April 22nd, 2015

“Hunter is a true example of a HERO” When Hunter was just an infant, a fire caused burns on 69% of his entire body. In the many years that Hunter has been a patient at Shriners Hospitals for Children- Cincinnati, he has undergone multiple surgeries. Because he was injured as a baby, Hunter has continually […]

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Hero Of The Month Amber

Amber- Hero of the Month

April 9th, 2015

“Amber has a big fighting spirit” Amber was just a baby when she sustained severe burns on 70% of her body. Despite being a tiny gal when she first came to Shriners Hospitals for Children- Cincinnati, she has a big fighting spirit. Now 11 years old, Amber has grown up with an appearance molded by […]

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Victor Onyegbulam

Victor- Hero of the Month

April 2nd, 2015

Brave teen faces burn injury Hero of the Month Victor sustained severe burns to multiple areas of his body. His face, neck, back, stomach, arms and hands were all badly burned. At the time of his injury, Victor was living in Nigeria and only able to receive medical care to cover his current wounds. As […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.