Here's how Arthur told me the story earlier today:
I woke up to flames in my bedroom, and used a pair of old pants and my hands to put the flames out.
I got second andthird degree burns on my hands and first and second degree burns on my face.
I have been in the hospital for a week now, and hope to get out tomorrow.
It will take some time for my hands to heal I'll have to go to a wound clinic daily and have the bandages changed. Needless tosay the windows were broken in my home and a lot of stuff was ruined due to smoke damage. The carpet will have to be replaced, windows replaced thousands of dollars in damage will have to be repaired along with new electrical and of course painting.
I haven't gotten to the house yet myself, to actually inspect all the damage as I was taken out and sent directly to the burn unit. It will be months before I'll be back on my feet and able to do any work, and even being able to live in the house is questionable at this point in time.
I hope to find my safe, as of yet it has been missing since the fire.
And yes this pirate needs his mates to pull through this!
So let's get together and let's put this young man back on his feet!
Between the repairs to his home and the medical bills he'll need around $25.000. His treasure chest has gone missing too - making the incident even more enraging. If you had fun with Arthur (and if you're reading this you must have - or you will :D) it's time to try and match his pirate spirit by donating today!
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