I am setting up this account for a family I consider my own. Gilbert Rico is not only my closest friend but also business partner and co-founder of a car club. This man has a heart of gold and is also too proud to ask, however I am not. Ill share his facebook post to explain why the fund is being created:
""We don't normally put out our personal business on Facebook but we suffered a tragedy and we know there are a lot of friends/family with questions.
Our daughter Antoinette Rico was rushed to the hospital on Sunday July 30th due to massive bleeding. Upon reaching the ER she was rushed to the OR where she had to have the lives of her twins terminated to save her own (she was 19 weeks/4 months and 3 weeks pregnant) She lost a massive amount of blood and had to have a blood transfusion which her body later rejected. This caused her lungs to fill with fluid and to stop working. She has been on life support since the 30th and is improving daily. We hope to have her off life support by the weekend.
She would have been 5 months today and found out that she was having 1 boy and 1 girl.""
""We ask that visitation is limited to
Immediate family while in the ICU. Once she is out we will update everyone so that her Friends and family can come visit her.
Antoinette and Robert Williams are still grieving for the loss of their twins so if and when you visit please reframe from mentioning the twins unless they speak about them first. We want to focus on Antoinette healing at the moment.""
We're currently unaware of the costs involved but we can imagine it will be astronomical. Im asking you to help in anyway you can to make this easier on them. Thank You!
- Kristin Parden
- Roger Fulton
- Ashley Nunez
Organizer and beneficiary
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