Michael Hubbard tragedy

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Michael Hubbard was injured after a fuel-gel firepot exploded.

A picture of Michael Hubbard, 14, and his
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A picture of Michael Hubbard, 14, and his mother Nancy Reyer, at Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. (Dec. 30, 2011)

Michael Hubbard, 14, recovers from a citronella gel-fueled
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Michael Hubbard, 14, recovers from a citronella gel-fueled candle fire accident at Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. (Dec. 30, 2011)

Michael Hubbard's mother, Nancy Reyer, wheels him through
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Michael Hubbard's mother, Nancy Reyer, wheels him through the hallway at Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. (Dec. 30, 2011)

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Michael Hubbard, 14, looks up at his mother,
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Michael Hubbard, 14, looks up at his mother, Nancy Reyer, at Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. (Dec. 30, 2011)

Michael Hubbard, 14, and his mother Nancy Reyer,
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Michael Hubbard, 14, and his mother Nancy Reyer, of Riverhead, at Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla. (Dec. 30, 2011)

Nancy Reyer, mother of burn victim Michael Hubbard,
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Nancy Reyer, mother of burn victim Michael Hubbard, hugs attending physician Dr. Kimberly Fenton prior to a news conference at Stony Brook University Medical Center. (June 13, 2011)

Nancy Reyer, mother of Michael Hubbard, becomes emotional
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Nancy Reyer, mother of Michael Hubbard, becomes emotional while discussing her son's condition as niece Carmen Reyer looks on in support during a news conference at Stony Brook University Medical Center. (June 13, 2011)

Michael Hubbard, 14, of Riverhead remains in critical
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Michael Hubbard, 14, of Riverhead remains in critical condition at Stony Brook Hospital's Pediatric ICU after FireGel citronella fuel exploded at a family gathering May 28.

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