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Weʼre raising £2,000 to Help replace musical equipment bought by my mother before she past this year this was the only thing I had left.

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This story starts on the 29th of Jan my sister age 51 wasn't well and my mum was terminally ill in hospital with lung cancer and a list of others. I went to see my sister to try and get her to hospital but she refused I phoned doctor to come out to see her as she didn't look mentally stable to make that choice but the doctor refused a home visit. Later that night I got Sharon (my sister) comfortable and made her tea told her loved her and left to go home. Over the next few days she didn't reply to my texts which can be quite normal for her as she suffered with depression and a number of other mental health problems. On the 1st of feb I got a phone call asking If I had seen Sharon as police are looking for her as she hadn't been for her prescription. Me and my partner went over to the house to check if she was ok there was no answer from Sharon deep down I was hoping she HAD gone to hospital. I noticed her bedroom window open and I had no key. As I waited for a friend to bring a ladder (which was the longest wait ever) to get in her window a police car pulled up asking about Sharon, I explained the situation then my friend arrived. as I got the ladder off the back of the pickup my stomach turned. We walked round the back of the house to get in the window. As I got to the top I shouted again but no answer, still hoping she was at the hospital I opened the latch on window, I couldn't see anything It was dark. I climbed in and opened the door to see her laying on her bed, she was cold, I tried to wake her up, and no response. I then ran down to open the door and the policeman went upstairs to tell me sorry. I was in shock it all felt fast I recall the ambulance walk in and the beep of no pulse. what had happened? I was devastated !!!

On the 2nd I went to see my mum in the Royal Liverpool Hospital and just couldn't tell her as she was in a really bad state. I knew she needed to know about it so I returned the next day the 3rd Feb. When got there she was a lot more herself than the day before. The doctor wanted to speak to me about my mums condition, as it wasn't too good. When I got back to my mum I told her I had something to tell her see refused as she thought this was about her health(again I knew she had to know). I told her it wasn't about her but I needed to tell her. I explained "you know Sharon hasn't been well?" and she replied "yes I have told her to go hospital" I replied "I found her passed away at the house" she looked at me in disbelief then broke down crying. She looked so weak and sad "both my daughters" she whispered. After this she told me to go home she wanted to be on her own. On the 6th Feb she asked for Sharon's bag and phone so I took these to her but she didn't want to speak about funeral plans at that time and asked me to leave it for few days till she felt stronger. On the 8th Feb We went to speak about plans for Sharon's funeral when I arrived she didnt look good she was still asleep. when she woke she still looked weak and slightly disorientated and was advised not to get out of bed by nurses. She asked who is meant to stay with me Alan? and I replied Me I'm here mum. I held her hand and she passed away.

Last year 2017 my mum got me my music equipment I was trying to save for. After the funeral they were stolen from my mums house, these were the only things that I had left and I'm the only person left in my family as my other sister died at the age of 27 back in 1997 and my dad passed at the age of 59 in 2005. Then 2018, Sharon died 1st Feb, and my mum passed on the 8th Feb.

I would highly appreciate any help I can get to replace my music equipment back and return to making music.

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      Aug 6, 2018

      Sorry for your loss chin up and stay strong. X

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