- Six brothers are living with their aunt and her four children after their dad died lost his battle with the deadly Covid19
- The siblings lost their mother in 2018 in a road accident and now that their father has passed, are orphaned
- Carla Hamilton, the aunt, launched a fundraiser to help her move to a bigger house to accommodate them
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Six siblings who lost their father to Covid19 have been forced to live with their aunt.
Carla Hamilton from Georgia, US, said that she was worried about her nephews falling into depression after losing their only remaining parent.
"I want them to be strong. So I was worried about their mindset, their education, they don't fall off, don't get into a depression," she said.
WBNS-TV reports that the six boys aged between 4 to 14 years old lost their mother in 2018 following a car accident.
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In August, their father was diagnosed with Covid19 and sadly passed away shortly after.
Responding to a study indicating at least 140 000 children in the US lost a parent or guardian to Covid19, Hamilton said it does not come as a surprise as she knows of numerous other children orphaned by the pandemic.
"I personally know so many. My friend just had twins, babies. They were less than 2 months old and she is gone now,” she said.
Hamilton said her sole aim is avoiding any further trauma to the boys and giving them stability.
"Our main focus is making sure that they're happy, healthy, and don't grow up feeling sorry for themself," she said.
“We know that a house they can all stay together in with stability, love and laughter, is a key factor in healing the heart,” she wrote.
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The happy couple soon became pregnant and was blessed with a bouncing baby girl named Princess. The family was excited about the new addition and were doting on her every little milestone.
Nine months into parenting, Juma's wife became seriously ill. The couple spent a lot of money every week to get Njoki on dialysis. It was also taking a toll on her. So the couple decided to look for a donor to improve her quality of life and end the dialysis suffering.