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Nancy Reyer, mother of burn victim Michael Hubbard, (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

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)

Michael Hubbard tragedy

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

A picture of Michael Hubbard, 14, and his
(Credit: Chris Ware)

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
(Credit: Chris Ware)

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
(Credit: Chris Ware)

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,
(Credit: Chris Ware)

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,
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

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
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

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
(Credit: Handout)

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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