Going to Say Goodbye

A few days ago we got news that nobody ever wants to hear.
Our Aunt Rachel, one of the 4 women who helped raise us, was in the ICU.
She had just had surgery to remove colon cancer. 
It was a success, she was cancer free.
But then something went wrong.
She ended up in the ICU and we weren't getting many answers as to why.
She went into cardiac arrest, and her heart stopped beating for 14 minutes, but they got her back.
She was on a ventilator and dialysis because both kidneys were failing. 
Last night she took her last breath.
We are shocked, heartbroken, angry,  and so much more.
We didn't get to say goodbye.
Our grandparents shouldn't have to bury a child. It's not fair.
My brother and I want to go home and hug them and just be there to support them any way we can.
Unfortunately, we are 3,000 miles from home and not enough finances at this time to do so.
We don't do this.
We figure it out and make it work. 
But it's too short of notice.
We need some help.
I'm a single mom, and taking off work and trying to get a ticket there is almost impossible. 
Even a dollar would help us.
Thank you. 


  • Stacy Carlile 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Jennifer Ott  
    • $75 
    • 1 mo
  • Karen koplin 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Staycie Gann 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo


Samantha Bidlen 
Glennville, GA
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