Last Thursday, after 10 years of seeing him form job to job, I finally shook his hand. I thanked him for being so particular and doing such a great job all the time. I felt compelled to do that because I had never before and felt so embarrassed that I had not. He was a great man in my eyes.
Tragically, his life was taken from him in front of his 8 year old son on Monday night. Marco and his family just arrived home from a Church Christmas event. Murdered over someone who wanted a few bucks, a phone, whatever. Instead, an awful soul stole something irreplaceable. Unbelievable. Two kids without a father. Marco was a valuable asset to our world. No longer.
I'm glad this story is getting the media coverage it deserves. I pray that his wife and two very young children get the grief counseling they desperately need to try to go on with their lives. I feel like I need to do something. I spoke to his boss and he is going to get me an address for his wife. I am asking to see if anyone is interested in donating a few extra dollars for me to deliver to this poor family. I know it's the holidays. Money is always tight in December. Even a few bucks. They are in need and I felt compelled to share this to my friends to remember to cherish every moment. Marco shouldn't have been killed. This is unreal.
RIP Marco Angamarca-Yupa. 29 Years Old. Terrible.
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