Written on June 16, 2021
Before the explosion, Danette had dreams to compete in the Miss America pageant but after the accident, she thought that dream was over. Now 40 years later, she found the strength and courage to take the stage at a Colorado beauty pageant - and in early June, Danette was crowned Mrs. Colorado 2021!
Written on June 11, 2021
These experts and leaders join the Phoenix Society Board of Directors from a variety of fields including medical devices, fire protection, and burn recovery research. Their passion and commitment to serving the burn community will help us amplify our impact and ensure no one recovers from a burn injury alone.
Written on June 10, 2021
Leslie’s journey began in 1989 when she was in Israel partaking in a Memorial Day ceremony. A torch was lit and exploded, causing Leslie to sustain burns on 25% of her body and spend seven weeks in the hospital. Leslie was also nine months pregnant at the time and gave birth to her daughter just one week in the burn unit.