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Lauren Higginbotham III
Mar 1, 2020 Latest post:
Jul 10, 2020
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On Friday February 28, 2020 my father was tending to a small fire in our back yard burning branches and, cardboard boxes. Unfortunately during this time an old gas can that had been sitting in our yard for quite some time, blew up and my dad was caught on fire. My mom, brother, and several neighbors heard the explosion and ran to aid my father in his time of need, even praying over him. He was then transported to UF Shands in Gainesville, where he is currently in their burn unit in critical condition. He has 3rd degree burns on 50% of his body, damage to his lungs, and will have a long and difficult road to recovery.