Local burn survivor receives special gift

A LaSalle Parish youth was recently selected as the recipient of an all-expense paid trip to a burn survivor conference in California; a trip that also includes tickets to Disneyland.

The presentation was held Friday morning, July 26, at the home of Greg and Kelli Schneider in Belah. Their son, 12 year-old Austin, was burned last year and the news caught the attention of a New Jersey foundation which specializes on helping youth recover from burn injuries.

The Sander & Matits Burn Foundation co-founder Joe Matits delivered the news personally at the Schneider home.

 

 

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