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Florida Parents Die Days Apart, Newborn Twins Orphaned

The twins were born as funeral services for their father were being held

(Newser) - Tragedy followed hard upon tragedy for a Florida family earlier this month as a toddler and her newborn twin siblings lost both parents in a matter of days. On July 11, 26-year-old Jevaughn Suckoo was shot and killed in the West Palm Beach apartment complex he shared with his pregnant... More »

Kids Lose Parents in Wreck, Cop Takes Unusual Step

Ga. Trooper Nathan Bradley didn't want to mar the memory of Halloween for them

(Newser) - Donald and Crystal Howard went out on Halloween to buy more face paint and candy. But the Georgia parents were killed in a car crash near their Morgan County home, leaving a young state trooper with a terrible task: breaking the news to their four kids, ages 6 to 13,... More »

Korean Sisters Separated 40 Years Ago Met at Work in Fla.

Adopted by different US families, sisters ended up working on same hospital floor

(Newser) - We've heard remarkable stories before about long-lost siblings being reunited , but this one is unlike any other. Two orphaned sisters from South Korea who were separated more than 40 years ago and adopted by different US families met by accident working for the same Florida hospital, during the same... More »

4 Siblings Orphaned After Parents Die Days Apart

Father is shot after mother dies in hiking accident

(Newser) - When Annalisa Santana was killed in the collapse of an ice cave in Washington state on July 6, she left behind four children. On Sunday night, those children became orphans when their father was shot to death outside a bar, reports the NBC Los Angeles . The kids range in age... More »

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