Burn victim: Each one of us can change the world
People can change.
Nine-year-old John O’Leary, lying in a hospital bed after severe burns scorched 100 percent of his body, saw his father change when he walked into the room to see him.
John expected his dad to be very angry and upset with him for starting a fire that burned the family’s home.
Instead, his father, who motivated others through fear, changed before his eyes.
“I love you,” he told John, who was given less than a 1 percent chance of surviving.
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