Jacqui has allowed herself to become the subject of harrowing campaigns against drink-driving and made an extraordinary impact across America by appearing in a television commercial for the cause, holding up a picture of herself as she was and speaking while slowly lowering it to reveal herself as she is now.
Reggie Stephey, 18, was also on his way home. Her story became the subject of an anti-drunken driving campaign by TxDOT featuring videos, posters and a dramatic public service announcement showing Saburido slowly lowering a photograph of her pretty, unburned face to reveal her disfigured countenance.
The burns unit at the University of Texas saved her from organ failure, but they could not save her parents from the shock of seeing their daughter wrapped in gauze, her skin like dry leather. Because I know how much I am worth and nothing or nobody is going to stop me from making my rights count and from continuing with the great mission that God has for me and for which he allowed me to stay in this planet.
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Stephey met with Saburido while she was in San Antonio in mid-August, the first time they had seen each other since the trial. John Rentoul. It will not be, this time. Jacqui receives letters from kids in school. She looks much the same as she did 10 years ago.
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Her front seat passenger was Jacqui Saburido. But the bigger concern was that the drugs would render her unable to have children. Whoever is the first patient will not look like the donor, Mr Butler has insisted. At the same time, Reggie Stephey, an 18-year-old wide receiver at Lake Travis High School, was driving home from another party in Austin.
But as she gets stronger she is far from afraid of going out - using one post on her website to rail against a nightclub in Caracas that would not let her enter when she visited with her friends because she was considered to be "in fragile health".
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PGA to Austin: It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. A high school football player with all-American looks, Stephey was someone potential drunken drivers could relate to.