COVID-19: uncle adopts triplets who lost mother, aunt and grandmother to the disease – National

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Triplets Pedro, Paulo and Felipe Ferreira, 5 years old, were adopted by their uncle, salesman Douglas Amaral, 26 years old, after lose mother, aunt and grandmother to COVID-19 in an interval of just eight days. The children’s father also died, but in a car accident in 2020.

Douglas is the only family member maternal of the children who are alive. He lives with his wife and biological daughter, 1 year old, in Votuporanga, in the interior of So Paulo. The information is from the Uol portal.

The family resides in a two-bedroom house, and the children have been sleeping on a mattress in the adoptive parents’ room. To help them, a kitty with a collection goal of R $ 90 thousand. So far, the amount donated has already exceeded R $ 75 thousand.

“Our small house, but for me, my wife and my daughter, was fine. Suddenly we had this turnaround and now we need more space, we want to build a room for them, so that they have their own space,” said Douglas in interview to the portal.

He dreams now of getting a scholarship for three children. “My family has always been very close and I have always been very close to the boys. When it all happened, I talked to my wife and we had no doubts that we will be staying with them and taking care as children,” he said.

Triplets still have an older brother, 18 years old, the fruit of relationship previous to me. The young man is in the care of his father.


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