Share this post

user icon

Live

People Reading

This story now

Her Family Died in A Fire, But Her Christmas Wish Will Make You Cry

What do you want for Christmas? A tablet, a phone, some nice clothes? Well, for this 8-year-old girl who survived a deadly fire 2 years ago, in which she lost her dad and 3 siblings, all she wants for the holidays are Christmas cards to fill up her card tree. But maybe people can give her something better, since she will be having an operation again next year to keep her healthy.

Read down below to see what assistance people have given the sweet little girl.

Via

Her Family Died in A Fire, But Her Christmas Wish Will Make You Cry

Her Family Died in A Fire, But Her Christmas Wish Will Make You Cry

754 396
  in People

Meet Safyre Terry

Meet Safyre Terry

This is Safyre Terry, an 8-year-old girl who simply wants to receive Christmas cards for the holidays.

A Victim of Arson

A Victim of Arson

In 2013, her house in New York was burned down due to arson. About 75 percent of body became severely burned.

Lost Her Family

Lost Her Family

Due to the fire that was caused by bad people at Schenectady, New York, Safyre Terry's father David Terry died as he became her human shield during the fire. Her three siblings also perished in the fire.

Safyre's Siblings: Layah, Michael, and Donavon

Safyre's Siblings: Layah, Michael, and Donavon

These are her siblings. Safyre's aunt takes care of her now, and her aunt requested help from others to help her have a merry Christmas. On Dec. 3, the aunt started asking people to send Christmas cards to Safyre so that she could put them on the tree.

One Man Convicted

One Man Convicted

Although the whole incident still remains unsolved, a man has already been convicted by a federal jury back in November for lying about the fire. Safyre has also already had at least 50 operations at such a young age.

Another Operation

Another Operation

On Jan. 5 next year, Safyre will be having another operation because a scar tissue keeps opening up near her mouth.

A Concerned Family Friend

A Concerned Family Friend

Because a friend wanted to help out, a campaign was organized through YouCaring Compassionate Crowdfunding so that the medical bills could be paid immediately to keep Safyre healthy and safe.

Nearing the Financial Goal

Nearing the Financial Goal

The $15,000 goal is nearing completion as people have already given about $13,700.

Happy With the Card Tree

Happy With the Card Tree

Safyre has been told that hundreds of people have promised to give her cards. She's already begun receiving a lot of them, thanks to kind strangers.

Loved this? Spread it out then

comments Comment ()

Post as @guest useror
clear

clear
arrow_back

redo Pooja query_builder {{childComment.timeAgo}}

clear

clear
arrow_back

Be the first to comment on this story.

Report

close

Select you are Reporting

expand_more
  • +2351 Active user
Post as @guest useror

NSFW Content Ahead

To access this content, confirm your age by signing up.