Weʼre raising £1,500 to help buy a gravestone for my cousin who was disabled and unfortunately died aged 21 from an epileptic fit.
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My cousin died 2 years ago and has not been able to be laid to rest the way she should have been. My aunt and uncle could not and still cannot afford to buy a gravestone for her, of which they are devastated everyday by.
Cherry, my cousin, had serious disabilities since birth and could not talk or walk properly until a very late age of 5. When she died, she still could not speak properly.
At the age of 8, cherry developed epilepsy from measles and started having epileptic fits throughout the rest of her life.
She went to Linwood school, Bournemouth and her family loved her very much, including her older and younger brothers and 1 sister who is still very traumatised from being in the house when cherry died.
Unfortunately cherry died of an epileptic fit, of which she managed to roll over and suffocate herself.
This is not the way any of us would have wanted her to leave us.
For her funeral we all let off balloons for her love of life and fun.
I would like to raise money for her gravestone as I feel she deserves the perfect place to rest, of which none of us have been able to give her.
Please help me to bring this small light to my auntie and uncle's grief.
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