Mother Passes - leaves family of 8.

This is written by Mary Melot, the Director of Operations of Divine Home Care.  We have adopted this family to help them through a very hard time, and to get them on their feet. If everyone that reads this can spare a minimum of $10, we only need 5,000 people to make this goal happen. We are helping him get assistance through government programs, but this will take time....

On November 5th, Fabiola Leal, passed away from swelling of the brain (encephalitis), just 7 days after giving birth to twin girls.  She left behind her husband of 12 years, Francisco, and 8 children (including the premature twins). Francisco is heartbroken, losing the love of his life. The children are still trying to understand their mom will not be coming back home. 

The twins, Sol Fabiola and Luna Faby, are in the NICU at Alta Bates, and are 20 days old. Francisco visits the hosptial every day to feed the twins, takes his six children to school every day and picks them up, and is unable to work due to the demands of his family.  Francisco is a cook, but has been unable to continue his job for the time being. His wife, Fabiola, was the caretaker of their children.

Francisco does have a sister and brother in the Bay Area, but outside of them, he does not have a very big support network.


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Francisco Mejia-Solis 
Oakland, CA
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