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Bibi Aisha

Real Stories

Bibi Aisha

At 16,her father promised her hand in marriage and she was handed over to a large family,who she claims were all members of the Taliban in oruzgan...
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Faith Wanjugo

Real Stories

Faith Wanjugo

"Project Faith" is the Grossman Burn Foundation's patient support program. Project Faith provides treatment and support to victims of burn or related...
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Jyoti

Real Stories

Jyoti

The GBF's latest patient was involved in a kitchen fire the winter of 1986. She was attempting to light a kerosene stove to cook breakfast. It...
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Mahsoom

Real Stories

Mahsoom

Maybe the war will be won in the operation theater, not the military theater of operations. How are the jihadists going to counter this:

There's a...
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SORIE

Real Stories

SORIE

Two years ago in Sierra Leone, 12 year-old Sorie was sent out to buy kerosene for his family's oil lamp and inadvertently spilled it on his shirt....
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YUSTINCE

Real Stories

YUSTINCE

As part of the ten day trip to Indonesia, GBF personnel used the telemedicine equipment to treat a young woman maimed in a domestic violence incident...
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Zubaida

Real Stories

Zubaida

Zubaida was 9 years old. She was a member of a nomadic family that consisted of her two parents and eight other children. She and her family are from...
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    Los Angeles Charities To Benefit From The Neiman Marcus Topanga Gala

    DALLAS, Texas, March 25, 2008 – Neiman Marcus announced today that four Los Angeles based charities will benefit from its Topanga store gala, to be held Thursday, September 4th 2008. ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter, Grossman Burn Foundation, The MOCA Projects Council of The Museum
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    Grossman Burn Foundation Providing Free Care to African Orphanage Worker

    SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. - Next week surgeons at the Grossman Burn Center (“GBC”) will begin treating Faith Wanjugo, a mother of three who suffered debilitating burn injuries to her arms and face while working as a volunteer cook at an AIDS orphanage in Kenya. Faith is expected to arrive in Los
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    Guess Who Came to Dinner? – Dinner with CNN’s Ali Velshi – a stellar night for Joanne King Herring By Shelby Hodge

    Long before Julia Roberts portrayed her in Charlie Wilson's War, Joanne King Herring was widely recognized as a successful volunteer diplomat and extraordinary hostess. With the dinner party that she put on Saturday night for CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi, she proved that her prowess
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    Grossman Burn Center Expands to Kansas City

       The Grossman Burn Center (GBC) today announced it has signed an agreement to establish a burn center at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. The eight-bed GBC facility will offer a full range of acute and reconstructive surgical care as well as an outpatient clinic. The new burn
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    Los Angeles Fire Department To Honor Burn Treatment Pioneer

    Los Angeles Fire Department To Honor Burn Treatment
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    Service Held for Dr. A. Richard Grossman, Pioneering Burn Doctor, in Hollywood

    *We just need to have this be a straight link the others I’ve sent you. These just happen to be recent and not formatted.
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    Roberta Busby, burn victim speaks out at Grossman event


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    ABC7 Eyewitness News – Indonesian woman gets new nose from Oscar-winning special effects ar


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    Surgical Fires Spark Safety Concern

    Imagine you are a patient under anesthesia in the middle of surgery, when suddenly you are engulfed in flames. This is what the FDA says happens more than 600 times every year in the U.S. Dr. Peter Grossman is the director of the Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles. He says the trouble occurs
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  • Grossman Burn Foundation Establishes First-Ever Telemedicine Based Burn Treatment Center

    Humanitarian Mission Brought State-of-the-Art Equipment, Supplies & Medical Care to Remote Indonesian Island CALABASAS, CA, February 6, 2013—On December 4, 2012 in Kusuri, Indonesia, the Grossman Burn Foundation (GBF) launched the first ever international burn treatment program utilizing
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  • VSee, DLR, Grossman Burn Foundation, and Hollywood Special Effects Legend Team Up To Help Victims of Domestic Violence


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  • Bibi Aisha, Disfigured Afghan Woman Featured On ‘Time’ Cover, Visits U.S

    She was so beautiful that the first time I saw Bibi Aisha on the cover of Time magazine, it took me a moment to realize she didn't have a nose. Her husband and his family had hacked it off when she'd tried to escape being abused in her home. The magazine said she was the graphically horrifying
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  • Afghan Woman Whose Nose and Ears Were Cut Off Travels to U.S.

    Bibi Aisha, a young Afghan wife whose ears and nose were cut off by her husband, is heading to the United States on Wednesday for reconstructive surgery. Aisha made headlines and was on a recent cover of Time magazine, showing the plight of women in Afghanistan. "When they cut off my nose and
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  • Grossman Burn Foundation Providing Shelter for Haitian Earthquake Victims

    SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Grossman Burn Foundation (GBF) announced today that it has sent thirteen portable housing units and other supplies to Haiti as part of the ongoing relief effort following the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake in that nation. The GBF
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    Woman Burned in Vicious Gasoline Attack Gathers Strength to Help Others

    Roberta Busby has learned to smash her sandwiches down so she can bite into them, to style her hair a certain way to hide her ears. She can face the stares from the public, but she still tries to avoid mirrors. Yet when she does look, the reflection she sees back isn't of a victim of a
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    Family of Iraqi boy who was set on fire is granted asylum in the U.S

    Youssif was doused in gas and set ablaze in 2007. He's being treated at the Grossman Burn Center. Youssif, his parents and younger sister fear they'll be harmed if they return to Baghdad. An Iraqi boy who was set on fire while playing outside his Baghdad house in 2007 has been granted asylum to
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    St. Luke’s Partners With Grossman Burn Centers of California to Bring Arizonans a Restorative Approach to Burn Treatment.

    May 4, 2011 – St. Luke's Medical Center announced today that it has signed an agreement with Grossman Burn Centers (GBC) of West Hills, Calif., to establish a new burn center specializing in a multidisciplinary approach that seeks to provide life-saving medical care and restore patients as close
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    Grossman Burn Centers Opens Phoenix, AZ Burn Unit

    New Facility at St. Luke's Medical Center is the 5th Grossman Burn Center and the Second Unit Outside of California Grossman Burn Centers ("GBC") announced the official opening of its new Phoenix, Arizona burn center at St. Luke's Medical Center. The eight-bed unit is the fifth Grossman Burn
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    The Rise Of Hash Oil Lab Explosions Leads To Influx Of Burn Patients In Southern California.

    Due to increased demand for solidified hash oil, drug users and dealers are doing their worst Walter White impressions all across the southland and with catastrophic results. Peter Grossman, Chairman of the Grossman Burn Centers and President of the Grossman Burn Foundation speaks about the
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    Grossman Burn Foundation Receives Grant From The Liberty Company & Fireman’s Fund

      Yesterday, the Grossman Burn Foundation graciously accepted a grant from the Liberty Company Insurance Brokers and Fireman's Fund to directly fund The Humanitarian Assistance Manual. Jerry Pickett, CEO of the Liberty Company presented the check and reiterated that a continued partnership would
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