Toddler 'NYPD lieutenant' twins travel the country to honor police officers
Aaron and Evan Rolon found a special way to support the NYPD. The 5-year-old twins may not be old enough to join the “blue brotherhood,” but they have traveled across the United States honoring them. With their crisp white shirts, pressed trousers, and proper collar brass, 5-year-old twins Aaron and Evan Rolon know exactly which of their heroes to dress as: NYPD lieutenants.The “Twin Squad,” as these little officers are called, have traveled to police precincts around the country showing law enforcement their appreciation while building a following on their social media accounts.
The average cost of a simple funeral in Scotland today is £3,240 - an increase of 7% year-on-year since 2004. The rise comes against a backdrop of falling household incomes and a cut A CAS report also reveals a "postcode lottery", with families in some areas having to pay 300% more than others.
Brisbane newborn twins who died after being found unconscious in bed named as Violet and Indiana. The parents of two six-week-old Now a friend of the family has posted a picture of the six-week-old girls for the first time on a GoFundMe page, set up to help their parents cover the cost of the funeral .
The family of six-week-old twin girls who died last week after being found unresponsive at their Brisbane home are struggling to pay for their funerals after the girls' father recently lost his job.
A close family friend said the parents were "haunted and shells of their former selves" who still had no answers from the coroner, who was investigating the cause of their daughters' deaths.
Emergency services, including police and paramedics, were called to Sunray Street in Sunnybank Hills, 14 kilometres south of Brisbane's CBD, about 5.40am last Wednesday.
Second of twins found unresponsive in Brisbane home dies in hospital
The first of the six-week-old girls died at the scene in Sunnybank Hills on Wednesday.The second twin died on Thursday after being rushed to hospital in a critical condition. Police were not treating the deaths as suspicious, with a report being prepared for the coroner.
EXCLUSIVE: Parents of newborn twins who died while sleeping in bed with their mother are 'going through hell' - and struggling to explain to their other children why their baby sisters are no longer around. The young family had lived in the home for about two years and largely kept to themselves
The family of a Franklin County man killed in a fiery wreck in late May was already struggling to pay funeral costs. Then the man's step-father was killed when his car was swept away by floodwater on Tuesday night. Their immediate survivors have two funerals to pay for and no vehicle.
Police said the twins were sleeping together throughout the night before being found unconscious, with one baby declared dead at the scene.
The second twin, who had been rushed to hospital in a critical condition, died last Thursday.
The family has released the girls' names – Violet and Indiana – but asked that their own names and those of their two remaining children, a boy and girl, not be released.
Kieran Garratt, who is close friends with the twins' father, has set-uppage on behalf of the family to help cover the funeral costs.
"They are doing really badly," Mr Garratt said. "The level of grief they are feeling is something I have never experienced myself and I didn’t even know existed until now.
"They are just shells of their former selves and they are haunted.
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"They refer to the twins as 'beautiful angels' when they’re sobbing and at their lowest."
The twins' father, who worked as a scientist at a university, recently lost his job when his contract wasn't renewed, and the family plans to move out of their now "haunted" home.
The fundraising campaign has a $20,000 target and there is no specific deadline because the coroner still had the twins' bodies on Tuesday and was yet to confirm their cause of death.
"It [their deaths] was completely accidental," Mr Garratt said. "One of the things they [the parents] said was to hold your own children a lot more.
"It really galvanises the way you look at your own children."
A neighbour, who wished to remain anonymous, said at the scene last week she was in disbelief and overheard the twins' father "howling" and crying in the immediate aftermath.
"I just heard him cry for a really, really long time ... it was really sad," she said.
"He was howling for a long time.
"I was thinking, 'What the hell is this?' and that upset me quite a bit."
Brisbane gets much needed drenching .
A severe storm has dumped more than 100mm of rain in Brisbane in just an hour, matching what has fallen over the last six months.The storm delivered hail at Warwick and Applethorpe on the Darling Downs late on Wednesday night before delivering an hour-long drenching in Brisbane.