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The story of Jacqueline
Saburido Who was Disfigured in an Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver-Truth!
Summary of the eRumor This email includes
several pictures of Jacqueline Saburido, a pretty girl who,
according to the eRumor, was in a vehicle struck by a drunk driver
in 1999 and was burned beyond recognition.
The Truth The story is true and
Jacqui was a student from Venezuela who had come to the U.S. to
On September 19, 1999, 20-year-old Jacqui was in a car with four
other friends on the outskirts of Austin, Texas when they were hit
by an 18-year-old high school boy on his way home from drinking with
The car in which Jacqui was riding caught fire.
Two of her friends died.
She survived, but with burns over more than 60 percent of her body.
Nobody thought she would survive.
She lost her hair, her nose, her ears, he left eyelid and much of
Her fingers were amputated.
She's become a spokesperson against drunk driving.