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Burn Survivor From Yelm Attends Camp

Every year a group of burn survivors between the ages of 13-15 years old are selected to attend the Fire Fighters International Burn Camp. This year, local Yelm resident Bryanna, 15, was selected and traveled to Washington D.C. to attend the camp.

Sponsored by the International Association of Firefighters Charitable foundation, she explored and experienced Washington DC’s museums, US Naval Academy, and more. More importantly, Byanna, and other survivors like her, where able to share and interact with each other, sharing their stories and how they were burned.

This one-week camp is truly a life-changing and affirming trip designed to create strong support systems, and to remind these young survivors that they are never alone. To find out more about the Fire Fighters International Burn Camp, visit:

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