addition for andy and dan

Hi, my name is Barry Wiener and I'm a single father of three special boys. My oldest son Eddie, 19, has helped me take care of his younger twin brothers Dan and Andrew, 13.

Andrew is blind and in a wheelchair with severe brain damage and has cerebral palsy and a seizure disorder. Dan is legally blind with pdd [autism] and also has a brain injury less severe then Andrews. He also has a seizure disorder. I have raised them almost alone for 13 years. Their mother got involved in drug abuse and had to be removed from the children and myself and still is not involved in their raising.

I had to sacrifice and gave up my own business five years ago due to Andrew having many hospitilizations for seizures, meningitis and surgery. I found it impossible to continue running my business and taking care of the children alone.

We currently reside in their grandfather's house in West Roxbury. We are grateful to be living here. However it is not accessible for andyman. Im trying to raise some money for an addition to the house so it is more accessible for my children. I have reached out and contacted some television shows and charities and other resources with no luck.

I'm usually the first person to help out someone in need but with my father, mother and brother having passed away I just don't know where to turn for support any more.

I love my children more than anything and want them to live in a properly equiped home. I'm asking for any help that you can provide in assisting me in reaching this goal of a well equiped proper home for my sons. I want to thank you in advance for your generosity and support.
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Barry Wiener 
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Boston, MA
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