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NFPA Journal cover story: Mother/daughter home fire sprinkler advocates

Blog Post created by RYAN QUINN Employee on Jul 14, 2010

The July/August 2010 issue of NFPA Journal features the story of a mothers' quest to make her new home safe for her disabled daughter.

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Despite many obstacles, Uttauna Leap made sure she included fire sprinklers in the design of her new home. The story quotes Mrs. Leap: "I was frugal with a lot of things, but sprinklers were a must," says Leap, 41, a divorced Realtor. "They weren’t optional. People would rather have fancy countertops in their kitchens than [safeguards] to protect the ones they love. Lianna has made the world very clear to me — what is important, and what is not."

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