Please help Dave and Iris Canterbury!!

My cousin Iris and her husband Dave Canterbury lost everything they own in the blink of an eye. All their belongings, precious memories, even their beloved pet puppy.  They are seriously two of the most giving people I know. Anyone who’s met them knows they are genuine in every way. We thank God that they are still with us, and we are asking for anyone who is able to please help in the midst of this tragedy as they start over and try to adjust to a new normal. 

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“Not any morning pictures I ever wanted to post. This was our house at 4:30 this morning. The fire started outside our bedroom window. I woke up to a crackling sound, and there was orange outside our window. I ran to the kitchen and opened the door, and the side of our house was engulfed in flames. I called 911, Rocko was in bed with us, so I grabbed him, yelled for PupPup, ran downstairs to get Papa and Jameson while Dave was spraying the house with the water hose. In a matter of about two minutes, you couldn’t see anything in the house. Dave was frantic looking for PupPup until he couldn’t breath in the house any longer. It took two hours and two trips for the fire to be completely put out. The fireman found PupPup and buried him in the backyard as soon as they found him. We’ve lost everything. Pictures, vhs videos of my kids when they were little, all of Dave’s books that can never be replaced, guns, computers, every vintage Morakniv that Dave had. We literally ran out of the house with the clothes on our backs. Everything we’ve built and worked for is gone. But the worst of all is PupPup. I can honestly tell you that I’ve never seen Dave as devastated and crying as much as this morning when he couldn’t get to our puppy. I’m just numb. I just can’t even believe this nightmare ”

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  • Justin Hudson 
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    • $25 
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    • $200 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Lynn Beavers 
Organizer
Joshua, TX
Dave Canterbury 
Beneficiary
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