Officer burned over 50% of his body lives...

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  1. Airbornemama

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    Officer Jason Schechterle was in his patrol car at a stop light on the night of March 26th 2001' 11:01p.m. He was a rookie in the Pheonix Police dept. As he waited for the green light he was suddenly struck from behind by a taxi driver doing between 85-100mph.His car burst into instant flames and Officer Schechterle was trapped inside his burning vehicle for 8 long long minutes. After getting him out of the car he was helicoptered to the nearest burn unit hospital where Dr.s worked for the next 7 hours to get him stable. They did not believe he would make it through the night. We'll he did and he spent the next 3 months in a coma. Jason has had 52 surgeries so far. He's a motivational speaker and does more than 75 conferences a year. He is married with 3 children and considers himself The luckiest man alive.
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  2. Squid Jones

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    I wonder if this is the guy I've seen on the show The First 48? He's a homicide investigator. No offence to him but I can't really tell for sure. =\
     
  3. cd9798

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    Man, truly incredible what the human body can go through and survive. All thanks to modern medicine, huh? This guy would've been dead for sure 50 years ago.
     
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    On a positive note, seems he no longer needs his glasses.
     
  5. rottenbodysmellfunny

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    i have seen the first 48 episode you are talking and was wondering the same thing, they very look the same.. can't be sure too, but when someone have that kind of burn, they end up with a similar facial appearance..
     
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    Remarkably, Schechterle returned to police work less than four years after his catastrophic injuries, and in 2005, joined the PPD's homicide unit as a murder detective. One of the cases on which he assisted was featured on the A&E television show The First 48. He also was a player in the New Times story "The Case of the Fatal Femme (March 7, 2006)," about the investigation of a robbery-murder in far west Phoenix.
    Disfigured Former Phoenix Cop Was Incredulous When the State Recently Declared Him Fit for Duty for more info^^
     
  7. Nothing to Lose

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    Well the lenses did melt onto his eyes...

    On a serious note that is my worst fear of how to die, burning alive.
     
  8. Airbornemama

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    Yes it is hun! He's done a few episodes of that show, that's a program I really enjoy.;)
     
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    One of my fave shows. A lot of the episodes took place in my neck of the woods in Texas. Not sure if they still do. Wait, is that show even on still?
     
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    @Airbornemama @Squid Jones same here ! i enjoy watching this crime investigation show, by far one of the best^^ they started to make them play in my main language also, so i can enjoy some part i did not fully understand:D
     
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    What's your first language? French?
     
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  12. Airbornemama

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    I still get it on A&E channel, I haven't watched it in awhile, but I just checked on my cable, I have Xfinity, if you have that then you'll get it on the same channel as me which is 670,A&E and the most recent episode it's showing me was for March 9th 2017'. Hope that helps you hun.;)
     
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    @rottenbodysmellfunny that's awesome that you are better able to understand what they are saying and doing. Hell it's hard enough for me in English to keep up and follow what's going on. If I space off or go to the bathroom it seems that is when something important happened and there I go, I'm lost! Lolol;)
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    @Airbornemama thank you ! English is kind of a must to learn in Canada.. school did not help me in any matter to learn it, i rather thanks all the hour passed playing video game:D
    by the way i did not expect one second that your main language was not English^^
     
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    Oh no hun I understood what you meant. I was just saying it has to be hard for you to follow along when English isn't your native tongue. But you do awesome, I would've never known if you hadn't of told me. If you ever have a question about a post please don't hesitate to ask me anything anytime OK?;)
     
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    Nothing short of a miracle that he lived, bet he wishes he didn't.
     
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