Funeral for a Hero

My cousin began helping me at the age of 17 yr. old.  Subsequently, he had 5 beautiful, amazing children.  A few years ago when I began having problems with my brother, Christopher came to the rescue.  Since then he took care of me better than I could have ever asked.  In addition, he also took care of my aging mother and my dog, besides his own family.  Last week as we were having coffee, he experienced a severe headache.  I called 911 and they believed he had a stroke.  Sadly, he experienced a severe rupture of an aneurysm.  He was so healthy and did everything for me, especially after an injury in the Marine Corps left me paralyzed.  Despite being flown by helicopter to an excellent brain center, the damage was to horrific to do anything.  Later tonight, they will take his organs and save seven lives.  I can't explain my heart break but he always promised if anything ever happened to me, he would care for my family.  Unfortunately, at the young age of 37, God called him back home, leaving 5 children without a father.  Despite numerous times trying to get insurance, things never transpired.  Now it's my turn to take care of him.  Even though I don't have the money to cover a funeral, I will dig deep and I hope my friends, Marine Brothers and family will do the same.  We all love you Christopher and I will do everything possible to help you and your family.  I hope you all will do the same.
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Organizer

Chris Woodford 
Organizer
Port Saint Lucie, FL
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