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Probe for shrapnel in youthful hero
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Photograph dated January 26, 1950 shows Dr. A. J. Silver, left, as he searches for shrapnel pellets in the arm of 10-year-old, Paul Bacon, as Paul's father, Roy Bacon, watches. The accident happened when Paul found a burning dynamite fuse in a locker at John Burroughs High School and grabbed it, unable to rid himself of it before it exploded. Bacon was treated at Central Emergency Hospital at 1013 W. Olive Ave., Burbank.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Central Emergency Hospital (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Dynamite--Accidents--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Wounds and injuries--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Physicians--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Fathers and sons--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Boys--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Hospitals--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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