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NC toddler healing after suffering severe burns to hands; babysitter charged

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A little girl from Chapel Hill is still healing nearly a year after suffering third-degree burns to both of her hands, according to WTVD.

Jaymie Ortiz’s parents say the girl’s babysitter at the time is to blame for their daughter’s pain and suffering and the medical bills that are now piling up.

At two years old, Jaymie is capable of lighting up a room. Her two bright eyes and rambunctious spirit overshadow her scarred hands that are covered with two pink compression gloves.

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