Fallen through the cracks of life

Hi my name is Anthony for those who don’t know me Well I’m on here to try to keep from falling to the cracks of life and lose everything and end up homeless at this point of my life. I’ve been a carpenter in the New York area for over 30 years and a union carpenter since 1998 all was good until 2008 when economy tanked and I’ve been in and out of work ever since with a couple of good runs in between at the time I had two kids in Catholic high school when I found out that I had a 17-year-old daughter in Florida and She needed me to go down and bring her back up to New York to live with me so I was forced to take my annuities when all my savings ran out which didn’t take long the things that we do to make sure our kids have all the things that We didn’t have growing up and I did.then in January I lost my job and a long time freind that who was like family to me and my kids that sucked and then in February I had to go to the doctor which led to some medical conditions that had to be addressed and taking care of over the next couple of months which left me bedridden for almost a month and for a week of it I could barely get out of it with the pain and couldn’t sleep I have never had any thing like that happen to me before and I’m still working on it not done yet and which lead me to go through the rest of my savings go back-and-forth to the doctors and tests and medication that which I had to put on hold because I went through the rest of my Savings over the past year that I was supposed to use to get out of New York last November to relocated to Florida where cost of living is affordable and I can start a business for a new start where I have Friends who can help me make it happen I should’ve left then but my daughter was in college and wanted to finish up here and she had no one to stay with up here so I stayed and she graduated in June one of this years hi lights and she has Recently moved out and starting her life and I’m now living by myself and it’s been lonely at times it’s hard getting used to not having kids going in and out good thing I have my animal Friends for company I’m feeling a lot better of late but I still have some bad days not 100% yet working on it and I’ve been looking for work over the past few months but it Seems like No Company is willing to take a chance on somebody in there late 50’s and the ones that do are not Study or dependable fly bye nite work a week off two which has been very frustrating and highly depressing it has never taken me this long to find a 9 to 5 job before had some side work set up that fell through of late which would usually kept me going tru the slow times just not having much luck of late and now I’m more than two months behind on all my bills and soon it will be three and thank god my landlord is a sweetheart and has been very understanding but that’s not gonna last much longer and I was forced to borrow money to get my vehicle fixed or lose it because everything was up at the same time registration ,insurance, inspection, I barely made that happen and it still needs work and I need to have a vehicle to make money or to live in if this doesn’t work Lol I have to be able to get back-and-forth to jobs with my tools it’s been one thing after a another and nothing has been going right for me of late and i’m in desperate need of some help so here I am asking my friends and family and anyone who is willing to offer a helping hand to make it happen because I can’t keep Borrowing money with No way to pay back and I’m hoping to keep me from falling through the cracks. I can’t believe I have to do this.I was trying not to have to post this at all I was hoping for something to break like a job but no luck yet most likely I won’t find something until after the holidays and I’m feeling bad having to do this especially when there’s people out there who are in more of need of help than me but this is my last resort no other options all will be appreciated and thank you all and please repost and share to help get the word out and to the people who have already help me I want to thank you from the bottom my heart you know who you are and I will never forget what you did for me and if anyone is in need of someone help I’m there.and may god be with everyone.and there family’s and I promise that I will pay it forward thanks again for your help.and I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy new year!
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Anthony Cosenza 
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Brooklyn, NY
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