let me take a moment and introduce my self. hello beautiful america maybe you you remember me from vietnam when i was young and strong and and fighting for Us all in the 82nd Airborne special ops, or maybe you relate me by standing strong for your family in the good times and in the hard times. maybe i could be your dad or your grandfather. my name is Ken and i am all of these things. i am 72 and i am accompanied by my beautiful wife Katherine and our Grandson Patric ( who is in all respects our son as we have gratefully been his gaurdians). i have no regrets with life and the choices our family has made and lived. We are a family in need. my sister has passed away. i live in oregon and she in alaska. now as i stated prior i am 72 years of age and am still rearing our family with my wife. we have made financial commitments to the bettering of the lives for our children and with that we hve had to come to realize that this means not having somethings and that fine with me.
this fundraiser is not to better my family or myself or for pleasure. this is simply my last resourse and hope to raise what is needed so that i may say goodbye to beloved sister as I stand with my family maybe for the last time as i am able. i am unsure how this request is supposed to look or sound or even work, but my faith has led me to open myself up in this time of need and ask with gods grace for help to bury my sister. i have a descriptive itinery of the airfare, lodging, car rental.