Strangers Help Children Pay for Mother's Funeral

Balloons travel 35 miles to bring strangers in California together for a good cause.
1:03 | 05/15/14

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A heartbreaking story out of Southern California a grieving family three children trying to bury their mother properly. But they don't have the money -- three children spent Mother's Day holding bake sales and car washes. And they raised 2000 dollars to bury their mom -- Finney who died of cancer she was only 42 but they still needed 8000 more dollars. To lighten things up they turned to the skies each child -- their thoughts to their mom on paper. Attach the notes to helium balloons and released them hoping they'd -- -- and haven't. And hard to think about action and everyday and then after -- funeral with no money -- -- so that those who read them. She's not gonna get -- she's not gunnery maybe she didn't but one person who found one of the balloons. And that touching note on her doorstep the next day 35 miles away. Decided to jump in after tracking the family down she collected 2000 dollars from a co workers. And that company says it's working on raising war to get that funeral paid for.

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