For Amanda, Alivia & Andy

Amanda, Alivia & Andy are Anthony's Garcia wife and children, respectively.  Anthony, age 42, was at home starting his regular morning routine on September 29th when he was fallen by a brain hemorrhage.  Now Amanda and the kids (ages eight and two) need our help.  He was on life-support for a month and although he’s now breathing on his own, his prognosis remains such that even the best possible outcome will leave his family with enormous, life-long bills and almost certainly take away Anthony's ability to work and earn income permanently. And that's the best possible outcome.

A proud veteran of the U.S. Army, Anthony was/is the ultimate giver... always the first person to give his money, time, energy, and loving support to anyone who needed it -- whether they were family, friend, or a new acquaintance. 

The funds will go to Amanda to help her provide for Anthony's long-term needs (in the "best" case outcome) and in all cases, regardless of Anthony's outcome, it will help Amanda and the kids cover living expenses and the kids' future educational costs as she undertakes her journey to fill-in for Anthony's breadwinner role.  Amanda is an amazing graphic artist but she, like many awesome moms, set her career aside to be a rock star of a mom.  So the realities of the job market are such that she'll have a long road ahead.  

As a long-time and close friend of Anthony and his family, I welcome any messages from those who want more information before giving.  I understand the need for due-diligence, so please feel free to message me.  I'm available to speak to you over phone calls or online messages to answer any questions and provide any additional details you may have regarding this.

Kindest Regards,
Brent Rickles
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Amanda Garcia 
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Downey, CA
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