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Burn Victims

The Chile Burn Victims Case: Containment vs. Human Rights under Pinochet

ADST | Posted 06.30.2016 | World

During a 1986 protest in Santiago, Chile against the human rights abuses of Augusto Pinochet's regime, teenagers setting up barricades were arrested by a military patrol. What happened next to Rodrigo Rojas DeNegri (seen right) and Carmen Quintana is a matter of dispute, but in the end, Rojas was dead and Quintana severely burned.

'Extreme Makeover' Transforms Army Veteran's Home

Posted 12.11.2012 | TV

The Harris family was the latest beneficiary of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" team's generosity and kindness. They headed to Texas to help out mili...

Silent Crisis in the Developing World

Nancy Aossey | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Nancy Aossey

Burn injuries in the United States are usually easily treatable with cool water and a first aid kit. But in the developing world, millions of impoverished women and children each year suffer debilitating injuries or die from burns.

J.R. Martinez's 'DWTS' Win Inspires Burn Victims To Proudly Bear Scars

Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact

As Iraq War veteran J.R. Martinez hoisted the "Dancing With The Stars" Mirror Ball on Tuesday, countless injured warriors and burn victims walked away...

Speculation, Survival & Shepard: Highlights This Week

Posted 07.13.2011 | Arts

It's been quite a week in arts news: a series of contemporary art auctions at Christie's, Sotheby's and Philips de Pury proved the art market is far f...

Painting The Scars: Doug Auld's Burn Victim Portraits

Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts

When the subject has undergone a traumatic physical transformation, it's difficult for an artist to be sensitive enough. Even the act of depiction can...