The Safe Kids Worldwide network of member countries met for a global gathering in Finland to share ideas, issues and challenges in advance of the 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.
Yes, my parents actually let me marry the guy who burned me. We were in high school and my future husband, John (the sweet guy he is), was cooking fried okra. The oil in the pan became too hot too fast. It went up in flames in a matter of seconds. I was standing back against the wall and could not get out of harm’s way quick enough. My right foot and leg caught on fire.