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Diagnosed at age 4 Years Old

3rd Degree Burns
Jennifer King

When I was 4 years old I was admitted to Children's after suffering from 3rd degree burns on my chest. Every day for two weeks I returned to the hospital to have my burns thoroughly cleaned and wrapped with gauze. Although it did hurt, I looked forward to coming in and seeing the smiling faces and sensing the genuine care for me.

So, here I am, 31 years later without a single scar, physical or emotional from that experience. I have remained connected to Children's over the years through my involvement in Phi Mu Sorority and our philanthropy, the Children's Miracle Network as well as through my membership in the Junior League of Birmingham.

And now, I am more connected than ever, once again looking forward to coming here every day as a Children's of Alabama employee.
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