NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Oil, the No.1 selling scar and stretch mark product, has launched a documentary featuring four courageous burn survivors discussing their personal stories and how they persevered against all odds. The documentary was released on October 4th at the start of Fire Prevention Week and will generate a $1 dollar donation to The Phoenix Society, the leading national nonprofit organization for burn survivors, for every share of the video online.
Every year, more than 486,000 people receive medical treatment for a burn injury. The physical recovery aspects can take months or years and may involve numerous reconstructive surgeries and therapies, but the emotional and psychological challenges can run deep. The documentary follows four burn survivors across the country. Each survivor tells of how their accident affected their lives and their remarkable recovery both physically and mentally. Burn survivor, Duane S. Wright from Sacramento, California met his wife while they were both volunteering at Shriners Children's Hospital with pediatric burn victims. "I met my wife Bernadette at a burn recovery support group at UC Davis Medical Hospital in September of 1997. Bernadette was a social worker on the burn team at Shriners Hospital for Children in Sacramento and was visiting the adult burn recovery support group because she was planning on starting a burn recovery group for children and families at Shriners." After volunteering for several years, Duane began dating Bernadette. His story proves how important care and compassion from the community is to burn survivors.
During the month of October, consumers are being urged to share this documentary video in the hopes of increasing awareness and providing support to other burn survivors. For each share of the video, $1 will be donated to the Phoenix Society for burn survivors (up to $25,000). All funds raised will be presented to the Phoenix Society during the World Burn Congress which begins on October 21st – 24th. The Phoenix World Burn Congress is an annual, international conference that brings together over 1,000 burn survivors, their families, caregivers, burn care professionals, and firefighters. "It's important for burn survivors to know they are not alone in their journey. We created this documentary to help raise awareness for the millions of burn survivors across the country," says Gail Roddy, Vice President, Pacific World Inc.
Please clink on the link below for access to the documentary and don't forget to share! For additional information about Bio-Oil®, please visit www.Bio-OilUSA.com and for more information about the Phoenix Society and how you can help support burn survivors and their families, please visit www.phoenix-society.org.
Bio-Oil® is a specialist skincare product that helps improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks and uneven skin tone. Its advanced formulation, which contains the breakthrough ingredient PurCellin Oil™, also makes it highly effective for numerous other skin concerns, including aging skin and dehydrated skin. Bio-Oil® contains no preservatives and is suitable for all skin types. Used in burn centers across the globe and one of the top pharmacy purchases in the UK, Africa and Australia, Bio-Oil® is an essential oil for every medicine cabinet. Bio-Oil® is available at Walmart, Target, Walgreens, CVS and other leading drug stores for $11.99 for 2 oz. and $19.99 for 4.2 oz.
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