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Resource ID: #17932
Subject: Medicine
Source: Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)
Date: 2024-05-28



"The lives of Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos changed forever in the early morning hours of January 19, 2000. Someone had set a fire in a student lounge in the freshman dormitory at Seton Hall University. By dawn, the resulting blaze had killed three people and injured 58 others. Alvaro and Shawn, freshman roommates, were severely burned." Reporter Robin Gaby Fisher spent eight months with Simons and Llanos, revealing in detail their physical and emotional recovery in this seven-part series. In addition, the articles include detailed depictions from family, friends and medical staff about the boys and the aftermath of this tragedy.

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