The Fourth of July holiday will never be the same again for New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.

"JPP" lost his right index finger and severely damaged the rest of his right hand during a fireworks accident one year ago. The incident put Pierre-Paul's NFL career in jeopardy.

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"I lit up a firework, thought I could throw it away real quick, and in a split second it blew up my whole hand," Pierre-Paul said in a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission public service announcement video that was released on Thursday.

Above is the PSA in YouTube video format.