Help with my father's death

When my plane landed last night I was expecting my mom to pick me up and bring me home. Instead, I was met by my uncle and aunt at the airport with the worst news of my life...

My father had passed away yesterday evening. The pain is indescribable and I can barely type this now. I never thought I would be reaching out for help for my father's funeral, not now, not this soon. He loved his family, his kids, and worked tirelessly day and night. He wasn't perfect, but I knew he loved my siblings and I more than anything. He would never get tired of telling people how proud he was of us. I can only be grateful that he was able to see me grow and walk across the stage last year.

Unfortunately, most of our family is in Honduras and I know he wanted to be buried alongside my grandmother in San Manuel, Cortes, Honduras. The costs to have him flown and buried in his home country are something our family could never be prepared for. So I ask you, please help us get my dad to Honduras to be with his family one more time. Please help me fulfill his dying wish.

All funds will go to funeral expenses and travel to Honduras for the ceremony.  Thank you so much in advance. 

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Cuando mi avion llego a Austin ayer esperaba que mi mama me recogiera para llevarme a casa. Lamentablemente mis tios llegaron a darme la noticia mas dolorosa de mi vida...

Que mi papa habia fallecido hace unas horas. El dolor es inexplicable y apenas puedo escrbir esto ahorita. Jamas pense que estaria recaudando fondos para el funeral de mi papi, ahorita no, no tan pronto e inesperadamente. El amaba a su familia, a sus hijos, y trabajaba dia y noche para salir adelante. No era perfecto, pero se que amaba a mis hermanos y a mi mas que a nadie. Nunca se cansaba de decirle a la gente que tan orgulloso estaba de nosotros. Hoy solo puedo darle gracias a Dios por haberle permitido vida para verme crecer y graduarme de la universidad. 

Desafortunadamente, la mayoria de nuestra familia vive en Honduras y yo se que queria descansar al lado de mi abuelita en San Manuel, Cortes. El costo de llevarme y decirle adios en su tierra natal es algo que nuestra familia jamas anticipaba. Les pido con todo mi corazon que por favor nos ayuden llevar a mi papi a Honduras para estar con su familia una vez mas. Por favor ayudemne cumplir su ultimo deseo en esta tierra.

Todos los fondos seran usados para gastos funerarios y el viaje para la ceremonia en Honduras. Muchas gracias por su tiempo y apoyo.

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Abby Vargas 
Organizer
Austin, TX
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