Carol Mayer knows all about being near death and enduring the long agony and recovery from massive burns incurred in a house fire when a young mother. Her family were told she would not survive. However, following a year of operations, skin grafts and intensive care she did survive. Over a decade on Carol now gives her time voluntarily to counsel and help later day burns victims and assist burns foundations. Carol has long grown accustomed to “The Skin I’m In’.