Right now, my friend Nural and her family, should be headed to Logan Airport to pick up her uncle who would be visiting for a two month stay in the United States.
Instead she and her family will be headed to the airport to fly to Palestine to attend his funeral.
Last week while Nural's uncle was in London attending another family member's graduation he was attacked. His death has been charged as a murder and the trial against his assailants is currently pending in London.
Nural and her family hope to attend his funeral in Palestine in order gain closure and be surrounded by family during this difficult time. Flights alone will cost them at least $5,000 round trip. Because they are Palestinians, they will be paying several hundred more to take buses from Jordan to Palestine due to restrictions from Israel. Nural's brother also has special needs and cannot stand or walk for extended periods of time. Because of this they are required to pay additional expenses regarding his wheelchair and a rental car for while they are in Palestine. Money will also go towards helping fund their trip to London so that they can be present for his trial.
Everyone deserves to be able to say goodbye and pay tritbute to their loved ones. No one should have to break the bank in order to be able to do so.
For this reason I am asking for your kindness, love, and humanity in helping my friend and her family with their travel expenses so that they can attend this funeral.
ANY donation - is a large donation. There are no small donations when it comes to something like this. If you can't give - please share and help spread the word.
Thank you in advice for your kindness and generosity!
Nural and her family in Palestine
Nural's brother and uncle during one of his regular visits to them in the United States
Nural's uncle whose fun loving personality was adored by all who met him
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