A young mother from Boston had her family torn apart about 18 months ago when her husband — the father of their young twins, a son and a daughter — passed away unexpectedly.
The strength of their family had helped them through tough times, financially and otherwise, but now she will have to do her best to raise the children alone.
“Nothing can replace the void that we are experiencing with the loss of my husband, but I strive to maintain some type of normalcy in my children’s lives,” she wrote in a letter to Globe Santa. “They miss their father so very much and we all continue to carry him in our hearts.”
Her fraternal twins will turn 11 in December, and the loss of their father has hit each of them hard.
While they continue to make their mother proud with their resilience, she knows the Christmas season feels bittersweet without their father and she wants to make this year special.
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