Ya

4-year-old Ya lives with her Grandma in rural An-hui, China. Since many families in rural China don't have access to and can't afford to maintain water heating systems, they produce warm water by mixing water at room temperature with water boiled on a stove. One cold night, Ya's grandma was preparing a warm bath for Ya. Ya's grandma poured the boiling water into the tub, but before the bath water was mixed and cooled down, Ya jumped into the tub. Ya burned her entire left side and suffered deep third degree burns from her foot all the way up to her thigh.