Silva family & business

Hello, my name is Nicole and I am Ben Silva’s wife. As most of you know by now we lost our business, Patriot Performance, diesel & auto repair, here in Watford City due to a tragic accident caused by a fire this last weekend. Ben Silva is the owner as well as a loving father to 4 boys ages 17, 14, 10, and 2 that live here with us. He also has another son who’s 13 that’s back home in Montana right now. He has worked very hard to support his family with this business. He made it look so easy because of how smart and detailed he is with his work. I always tell everyone that he has a sponge for a brain. You can ask him anything and you will get a step by step detailed hour long response. Haha! We all wished we had a quarter of his brain. I was very lucky to have him in my life as well as our kids to have him as a dad. On top of all that he is an Army Veteran. He’s always wished to go back and fight for our country. He’d leave in a heartbeat if he could. 
I’m asking for help to get Ben back on his feet from all of you. To keep him going. Also, some help to replace a few things we all need that we lost in the fire. Ben will never give up. He will help anyone with anything if he can. So please, please help me give back to him to help keep him strong and motivated and just keep his head held high. We all love him with all our heart and we will never stop. Thank you all for your support, help, and kind words that you have given all of us. Thank you!
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Nicole Miller
Watford City, ND

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