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Friday, 5 March 2021

Alva family surprised with holiday cheer after tragedy

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Alva family surprised with holiday cheer after tragedy
Alva family surprised with holiday cheer after tragedy

An Alva family was surprised with holiday lights and gifts after a loved one died by suicide.

THIS CAN BE A TOUGH TIME OF YEAR..

WHEN YOU’RE MOURNING THE LOSSOF A LOVED ONE.EVEN MORE SO WHEN IT’S A RECENTLOSS.

BUT THE HOLIDAYS ARE ALSOABOUT HOPE.4 IN YOUR CORNER’S ROCHELLEALLEYNE IS IN ALVA TO SHOW YOUHOW A COMMUNITY IS STEPPING UPTO BRING HOLIDAY HOPE TO AGRIEVING FAMILY.{PK}Giving Santa feedback on hisdecorating skills.."Do you like what we did withyour house?"((hold until she drops herstuff))can leave you a littlespeechless.Especially when you considerwhat your house looked like whenyou left it this morning((Laurel Wheeler-((Laurel Wheeler-Marco))"I teased that we complimentedeach other because I am thebubbly one."After a whirlwind romance -- thepair tied the knot in July.But in the months since Laurelnoticed that Richard -- a navyveteran -- became quieter and alittle more isolated.And then -- on Veteran’s Day...((Laurel Wheeler-Marco))"I had no idea that four monthsinto the marriage he would takehis own life."His loss left Laurel and her twokids grieving -- and unable toput up any holiday decorations.And after hearing about hersituation -- neighbors and locallaw enforcement stepped in tohelp.((Laurel Wheeler-Marco))It’s amazing, it’s beyondanything I could ever describe."{butted t}"Your mom said you wantedlights.

Did we put enough onthere for you."It’s a gesture that goes a longway for a family who’s stillmourning -- and remindingeveryone to look for the signs.((Laurel Wheeler-Marco))"You have to realize that ifsomeone is hurting don’t take nofor an answer."In Alva, Rochelle Alleyne, FOX4, IYC.IF Y

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