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Teen Burn Survivor Inspires Donation to Therapy Team

Teen burn survivor inspires donation to therapy department

On a recent return trip from treatment at Shriners Children's Ohio, 13-year-old Courtney shared her story as a burn survivor with a fellow airplane passenger. He was so inspired by her spirit, courage and humor that he made a $2,000 donation to the occupational therapy department at the hospital. Courtney's occupational therapist, Lisa, surprised her with a ceremonial check.
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This is Courtney.

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She was seriously burned in a car accident.

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She’s worked hard with our therapists to regain her strength.

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She routinely tells people how Shriners Children’s changed her life.

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One man was so inspired that he made a donation to our occupational therapy department in Courtney’s name!

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Her favorite occupational therapist, Lisa, surprised her with the news of the donation.

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Narrator: There is actually someone here for you.

Courtney: Lisa!

Lisa: Hi!

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I missed you! I missed you too!

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Thank you Scott for the incredible gift!

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We’re so proud of Courtney and love the bond she has with Lisa!